Congress

October 31, 2007

Lawmakers might add guest-worker plan to farm bill

Farmers, immigrants and their Capitol Hill allies are hoping to graft an agricultural guest-worker plan onto the multibillion-dollar farm bill. California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein hasn't yet decided whether to push the controversial guest-worker measure when the Senate considers the farm bill next week. Behind the scenes, though, proponents are counting votes and lobbying furiously.

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