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Colbert’s testimony on migrant workers

Only 16 Americans have taken the United Farm Workers up on their challenge to take a migrant farm worker job, part of their “Take Our Jobs” campaign.

It’s proof that if these jobs were left to Americans, crops would rot, produce prices would soar, and we’d be forced to import even more fruits and vegetables from Latin America and elsewhere. It would mean we’d have to forget about the concept of fresh produce.

It’s an unsustainable situation, as Stephen Colbert eloquently explained Sept. 24  in testimony before a Congressional Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and Border Security.

If you missed it, take a look…

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