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Trump’s immigration proposal falls short for ag

RAISE Act limits low-skilled and unskilled laborers from entering U.S. and could negatively affect agricultural labor supply.

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump was joined by Sens. David Perdue (R., Ga.) and Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) to tout a merit-based immigration system -- one that could limit the already scant workforce for agriculture.

The Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act would spur economic growth and raise working Americans’ wages by giving priority to the best-skilled immigrants from around the world and reducing overall immigration into the U.S. by

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