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Press Release: Partnership for a New American Economy and American Farm Bureau Federation Release New Immigration Reform Ad

July 31, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2014 CONTACT Ryan Williams, Partnership for a New American Economy, Will Rodger, American Farm Bureau Federation, New Ad Featuring Texas Farmer Emphasizes Agriculture Industry’s Need for Immigration Reform, to air in D.C. Taxis and Airports; Movie Theaters, State Fairs and Rodeos Across the Country Watch the ad here….

Top business leaders, farm group urge Congress to act on immigration

July 31, 2014

What happens when American farmers don’t have enough workers to harvest crops? Bernie Thiel, who operates his family’s Sunburst Farms near Lubbock, Texas, says in a new ad urging passage of an immigration bill that he had to destroy 10 acres of squash last year because of a shortage of workers. “American families are demanding…

New Ad: Shredding Opportunity

July 31, 2014

Texas farmer Bernie Thiel has had to destroy acres of his own crops because he’s been unable to find the workers he needs to harvest. When this happens, Bernie is not the only one impacted – additional jobs are lost down the supply chain and American families are let down at their kitchen tables. Watch the…

Taking Their Message to Policy Makers in Transit

July 30, 2014

WASHINGTON — The epiphany hit Jeremy Robbins, appropriately enough, while he was riding in a taxi in the nation’s capital. Mr. Robbins, the executive director of the Partnership for a New American Economy, a group devoted to an immigration overhaul, was finishing up a day of lobbying on Capitol Hill when he began thinking about…

Immigration Reform Now

July 28, 2014

In the last week an Arkansas religious leader and an Arkansas business leader weighed in on the need for immigration reform. Together they make a compelling argument for Congress to quit grandstanding and address the issue — now. Ray Dillon, CEO of Deltic Timber, was asked by Arkansas Business about the shrinking workforce in the forest products…

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