Now that health care reform is on the books, it's time for Congress to get on with immigration reform, especially as it relates to the needs of agriculture.

Specifically, the apple industry, along with most other New York commodity groups, is looking for immediate consideration from Rep. Scott Murphy, D-Glens Falls, and Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, of the Agricultural Job Opportunity, Benefits and Security Act.

By JAMES S. ALLEN -- Albany (N.Y.) Times Union

Illegal Immigration
Low-skilled Americans

Updated: Mon, Jul 24th 2017 @ 3:29pm EDT