Farmers are Working to Feed People in the U.S. and the World

But Your Food and Farm Jobs are at Risk



Will the President and Congress Fix Agricultural Immigration by March 5?








When Congress votes to retain the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program by March 5, they must include a much-needed immigration fix for American agriculture. 


Farmers, farm employees, and consumers need Congress and the President to fix immigration laws, NOW




Foreign-Born Agricultural Workers in the U.S.

The Number of People it Takes to Harvest Your Food


Farm Employees in CA Estimated to be Unauthorized

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, National Agricultural Worker Survey

 To protect American food, Congress must:

Keep Farm Employees Employed

Current agricultural employees must be able to earn legal status that does not require them to leave their homes, families, and jobs.

Address Farming Realities

A flexible program is needed to account for the seasonality of farming.

Protect the Future of Farming

Create a guestworker program to provide future employment opportunities.

NBC NEWS: California’s Farms Face Serious Labor Shortage

FARM BUREAU: Farmers losing crops due to worker shortage