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Feinstein Wants ICE to Stop Farm Audits

Stacy Finz, San Francisco Chronicle staff writer
Updated 9:38 am, Friday, September 6, 2013

At the height of California's harvest, during a critical farm labor shortage, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., has asked immigration officials to stop cracking down on undocumented field workers, saying she is concerned that it could lead to financial losses and higher food prices. Feinstein, a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, urged Immigration and Customs Enforcement to focus its prosecutions on violent criminals instead of agricultural employers and their workers. She has asked the agency to discontinue its I-9 farm audits, a verification process that assures that an employee has authorization to work in the United States.

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