Peoria Public Radio Staff
Thu May 9, 2013
How immigration overhaul could impact Il agricultural workers
A U.S. Senate committee is expected to vote Thursday on a plan to provide a pathway to citizenship for millions of people living in the United States illegally. The Senate immigration reform bill includes a special provision for farm workers that shortens the waiting period for legal residency. Illinois Public Radio’s Sean Powers explores how that section would impact Illinois’ agricultural workers.