There is plenty of uncertainty in Washington D.C. and across the country about how the Trump Administration will move forward on immigration and enforcement issues following the issuance of several Executive Orders and memoranda by the Department of Homeland Security. Some of the orders and memoranda suggest enforcement efforts may be bolstered in non-border areas. It may never happen, but is your business prepared if Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) comes knocking at your door?

Jeff Janas

In his first week in office, President Trump signed a flurry of immigration-related executive orders.   

The “Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements” executive order primarily concerns the building of a wall along the U.S. Mexico border. Republican congressional leaders have said they will move forward with plans to approve funds for the wall, which they estimate will cost between $12 and $15 billion.

Jeff Janas

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Immigration has been a critical issue for Western Growers members. For years, we have fought for a legal and stable workforce that not only supports our industry but ensures those who have worked along side our members are treated with decency and respect.

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