Administration Attempts to Relax Visa Regulations for Farmworkers

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Yesterday's Los Angeles Times reported that a shortage of farm workers threatens to leave un-harvested fruits and vegetables rotting in fields nationwide. The Departments of Labor, State and Homeland Security say they're trying to help farmers who are threatened with a shortage of workers to harvest crops. It's all about the complex process required for hiring legal workers and the stepped up enforcement that’s cutting supplies of illegal ones.

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Guests:
Nicole Gaouette - Bloomberg News, Manuel Cunha - President, Nisei Farmers League - @niseifarmers

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner