UFW, Stephen Colbert Push For Migrant Labor Reform

Law360, New York (September 24, 2010, 3:01 PM EDT) -- The United Farm Workers and its celebrity partner Stephen Colbert asked a congressional panel Friday to pass a bill that would legalize the status of undocumented farm workers who have worked in the U.S. for at least 150 days over two years.

UFW President Arturo Rodriguez told a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee that the AgJobs Bill, or H.R. 2414, would provide legal status for immigrant workers who take on seasonal farm jobs U.S. citizens don't want.

The UFW recently invited U.S. citizens to apply...
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