Skill-based Immigration; Corn Exports to Mexico
**President Trump last week endorsed a Senate bill for a skills-based system for immigration that could have a distant effect on farm labor because it would halve the flow of legal immigrants.
The Ag Workforce Coalition says it “continues to work with key lawmakers on legislation that would address a…
Bob Ferguson Disappointed Court Narrowed Travel Ban Freeze
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he's "deeply disappointed" that the U.S. Supreme Court narrowed injunctions that had blocked President Donald Trump's travel ban from taking effect.
But Ferguson says the protections that remain in place are nevertheless si…
Milk Production Up; Immigration Enforcement in Rural America
**The USDA says milk production in the top 23 states during April was nearly 17.2 billion pounds, up 2% on the year.
The average production per cow was a new monthly record and up 20 pounds from last year at 1,967 pounds per cow, while the milk cow herd jumped 81,000 head from a year ago, to 8...
Detained Afghan Family Gets Permanent US Resident Status
SEATTLE (AP) — Lawyers say an Afghan family that traveled to the U.S. on special visas and was detained by immigration officials at the Los Angeles airport in March has received status as permanent residents under their original visas.
The family's lawyers said the family had final intervi…
Group of States Support Hawaii’s Travel Ban Suit
SEATTLE (AP) — A group of states are supporting Hawaii's lawsuit against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.
Documents filed in federal court in Honolulu on Monday say the states want to collectively file an amicus, or friend of the court, brief offering arguments to support …

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