A bipartisan group of senators is asking the Department of Homeland Security and the Labor Department for a 60-day extension for public comment on reforms to the H-2A ag worker program. There is concern the DHS and DOL will finalize rules before they can fully determine the impact on agricultural employers. Nearly 30 lawmakers are on the letter to the agencies, including John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer from North Dakota and John Thune and Mike Rounds from South Dakota.
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