Manuel Cunha

President, Nisei Farmers League

Guest

President of the Nisei Farmers League in Fresno, representing California growers

Manuel Cunha on KCRW

It's the summer harvest season in California, and farmers are facing a problem that's all too familiar: undocumented workers are needed to pick the crops.

Work Permits and the Politics of Immigration

It's the summer harvest season in California, and farmers are facing a problem that's all too familiar: undocumented workers are needed to pick the crops.

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As Congress debates immigration reform, one possible sticking point is a new look for the guest worker program.

Immigration Reform and the Guest Worker Program

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A federal judge gave US employers--including farmers--a temporary reprieve yesterday, saying one immigration enforcement strategy might do irreparable harm to both business and labor.

Farm Labor, Immigration and Food Security

A federal judge gave US employers--including farmers--a temporary reprieve yesterday, saying one immigration enforcement strategy might do irreparable harm to both business and labor.

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