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Industry Unites to Save H-2B

Sometimes advocacy efforts are about debating big policy. Sometimes meetings with our elected officials and their staff are about building recognition of our industry and the many environmental, economic, and health benefits we provide society. Sometimes however, these meetings are … Continue reading

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In support of a guest worker program

PLANET (soon to be the National Association of Landscape Professionals), is a member of the Essential Worker Immigration Coalition (EWIC), and supports the cause to create a guest worker program to strengthen not only our industry, but also the economy. … Continue reading

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Congressional Hispanic Caucus sets its sights on comprehensive immigration and H-2B reform

On December 15, 2009, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) and several other members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus held a press conference to introduce the Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America‚Äôs Security and Prosperity (CIR-ASAP) Act of 2009 (H.R. 4321 ). The … Continue reading

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