Today, November 21, 2019, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H.R. 5038) was passed by the House Judiciary Committee 18-12. This bill would provide many provisions for securing a stable and legal workforce for agriculture in the United States. H.R. 5038 now awaits consideration on the floor of the House of Representatives.
California Citrus Mutual signed onto the letter urging the House to pass the Farm Workforce Modernization Act. The letter was signed by over 300 agricultural groups and shows the support and need for this bill.