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As guest workers increase, so do concerns about wage cheating

From 2005 to 2020, U.S. employers around the country were ordered to pay more than $42.5 million in back wages to 69,000 workers who perform seasonal low-wage jobs on H-2A and H-2B visas - but labor advocates are worried that many more workers are being cheated.... Read more»

Tx GOP stands by new immigration position

Texas Republicans are defending themselves against claims by Democrats that portions of a recently adopted GOP platform policy are little more than a move to pander to Latinos.... Read more»

House weighs bill to streamline guest-worker program

A House committee Thursday considered a streamlined guest-worker program that supporters say would ensure a sufficient supply of — documented — farmworkers in the U.S.... Read more»