Comprehensive immigration reform is fine, but it does not include any form of amnesty.
Growers could use the H-2A visa program that provides them with an unlimited number of temporary foreign workers, but there must be a way to track these visas to ensure strict compliance.
And what are the other hard-to-fill jobs? Construction? Manufacturing? Transportation? Service and hospitality?
With the state’s high unemployment rate, immigration advocates show absolutely no concern for those of our neighbors who are out of work.
Let’s work on putting Americans back to work before we worry about illegal immigrants.
Use E-Verify for all jobs, and the majority of the illegal immigrant problem will take care of itself.