America's Agricultural Labor Crisis: Enacting a Practical Solution
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security
Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Dirksen 226
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Agenda


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing of the Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security entitled “America’s Agricultural Labor Crisis: Enacting a Practical Solution” for Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Chairman Schumer to preside.

Member Statements


  1. Senator Charles Schumer (D - NY)
  2. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. Gary W. Black
    Commissioner
    Georgia Department of Agriculture
    Atlanta , GA
  2. Tom Nassif
    President and CEO
    Western Growers Association
    Salinas , CA
  3. Robert A. Smith
    Senior Vice President
    Farm Credit East
    Cobleskill , NY
  4. Ronald Knutson
    Professor Emeritus
    Texas A&M University
    College Station , TX

Panel II

  1. Arturo S. Rodriguez
    President
    United Farm Workers of America
    Keene , CA
  2. Connie Horner
    President
    Horner Farms, Inc
    Homerville , GA
  3. Eric Ruark
    Director of Research
    Federation for American Immigration Reform
    Washington , DC