Garcia bill seeks stability for ag industry, workers

Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia, who led a bipartisan group of state legislators introduced the bill to work with the federal government seeking to establish a program for the undocumented farmworkers already working in California. COURTESY PHOTO

The strong enforcement approach the federal government has taken in the last year has created some concern on the prospects of the agricultural economy stability in the state of California.

With the goal of ensuring federal policies don’t hinder the state’s agricultural industry, Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia is leading a bipartisan group of state legislators who are calling for the implementation of a resident worker program as part of a collaboration between state and federal authorities.

Staff Writer Edwin Delgado can be reached at edelgado@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3440.

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