SCHUMER MAKES UPSTATE NEW YORK AGRICULTURE A TOP PRIORITY IN BIPARTISAN IMMIGRATION BILL – SENATOR TO DETAIL POSTIVE IMPACT FOR NORTHEAST FARMERS
Schumer Will Reveal Just-Announced Immigration Deal & Positive Impact for Upstate NY Farmers – Plan Will Provide Steady Labor Force for Dairy Farmers, Competitive Wages for Apple and Fruit Growers & More
TODAY, during a press conference call at 12:30pm, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer will unveil details of the bipartisan immigration deal that was just released on Tuesday, and how it will positively impact farmers throughout Upstate New York and the Northeast. For years, Schumer has visited farms and heard from both farmers and farm workers about the critical importance of immigration reform, and Schumer made those concerns a top priority as he’s lead the charge in recent immigration negotiations. On the call, Schumer will describe his plan to provide an ongoing supply of labor for dairy farmers, ensure New York apple and fruit growers can be more competitive nationwide, and more.