WGA Says New Guest Worker Plan Is Flawed

Many of the changes proposed for the federal guest worker program by the Bush administration will make the program more difficult for farmers to use, the Western Growers Association argued last week. Though we appreciate their efforts, we had great hope that significant, positive improvements would be proposed by the administration, said Tom Nassif, Western Growers' president and chief

IRVINE, Calif. — Many of the changes proposed for the federal guest worker program by the Bush administration will make the program more difficult for farmers to use, the Western Growers Association argued last week.

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