Florida’s Republican members of the U.S. House are getting lots of visits from the state’s largest agricultural organization these days. It isn’t just to bring baskets of fresh oranges and tomatoes.
The Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association, along with national agriculture lobbyists, are trying to convince those GOP Congressmen to support the kind of immigration overhaul that recently passed the Senate. The $7.8 billion Florida agricultural industry is telling the congressmen that immigration reform will give it the stable workforce it needs.
Subscribers get total access to this story, and all our in-depth news, digital editions and exclusive content. Subscribe today, or try a 24-hour or 7-day digital pass.
All Day Access — 24-hour digital pass99¢ for 24 hours
All Week Access – 7-day digital pass$3.99 for 7 days
All Access, All the Time – Print & DigitalView Offers
Post Print Subscriber — I need to register my account for digital access.Access Digital
Registered Post Subscriber — Sign me in.Sign In