Guest worker provisions in the immigration bill.
This is quite complex. Labor seems divided.
Interesting the UFW supports a version in their Ag
Jobs bills. The UFW was the one union with the
strongest opposition to guest workers in the past.
A great deal depends upon the details of the bill. As
Specter's committee wrote it, guest workers would be
However, we need to recognize that laws are not
enforced in a reasonable manner.
In agriculture and in the food industries, the laws
are not enforced. So, a guest worker program could
become an oppressive bracero program such as in the