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October 10, 2017

Meat and poultry industry applauds introduction of agricultural worker bill

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) today introduced the Agricultural Guestworker Act of 2017, creating an H-2C visa program that will allow American farmers, ranchers, producers, packers and processors access to a legal and stable supply of workers. The National Turkey Federation (NTF), National Chicken Council (NCC) and North American Meat Institute (NAMI) commend the Chairman for his leadership and introduction of this legislation and are encouraged by this important step to help ensure a reliable workforce for the meat and poultry industry.

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