Area farmers make case for commuter g...

Area farmers make case for commuter guest worker program

There are 4 comments on the Yuma Sun story from Sep 21, 2012, titled Area farmers make case for commuter guest worker program. In it, Yuma Sun reports that:

The H2-A program may work to provide temporary agriculture workers in North Carolina, but what Yuma farmers want is a commuter guest worker program to fill their crews harvesting their vegetables.

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De Soto, KS

#1 Sep 21, 2012
There are millions of illegals these same farmers needed in the past. Just say no to more!

Since: Aug 12

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#2 Oct 12, 2012
What wrote:
There are millions of illegals these same farmers needed in the past. Just say no to more!
We do NOT need a worker program. What we need is putting to work all those collecting unemployment checks. Regardless of their professions, these unemployed people should take whatever job is available UNTIL they find something else. Understood? And stop collecting tax payers money while there is work here!

Since: Jul 11

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#3 Oct 12, 2012
JUst another story of farmers wanting more cheap labor. If they actually were willing to pay a living wage, they dont need another guest worker program, they only want it because they know they can low ball the wages to "guest workers".
Dee Dee Dee

Emmaus, PA

#4 Oct 12, 2012
They claim the system is "inhumane" because most workers choose to commute rather than take advantage of the housing provided? If they choose to commute then that is what they choose to do. If they want to create a faster way to get them across the boarder then let those who hire them pay for more check points.

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