Assistance includes targeting high-risk workplaces, stronger guidance on compliance and temporary housing for self-isolation.
Donations will be distributed to farmworkers and their families.
“The Farm Workforce Modernization Act is a critical, bipartisan step forward for both our farmers and farmworkers,” Congressman Jimmy Panetta said.
Local Congressman has joined other Democrats in support of the Blue Card bill and is trying to get Republicans onboard for a bipartisan approach to protecting farm workers
Supporters hail bill as reversal of decades-old discrimination; state Farm Bureau says it will increase the price of produce