Yes that's right, Marsha Looper wants employment offices in Mexico.
Read the full Rocky Mountain News article here.
"If we don't find a way to address the labor shortage, we're going to be in trouble," Looper said. "As it stands now, 40 percent of the state's produce is rotting on the vine."
Looper said farmers in her district aren't hiring migrant workers because they are afraid of getting raided or fined if they can't verify the workers' legal status.
"We need help, and we need to get help here legally," Looper said. "Ag is a big part of the economy in this state."
Imagine that, people are afraid of breaking the law because of its consequences!!
Immigration Warrior State Senator Ted Harvey (R - Highlands Ranch) schools Tapia and Looper on Federalism, the role of state government, and the truth about illegal immigration.
But Rep. Ted Harvey, R-Highlands Ranch, a vocal critic of illegal immigration, said that any guest worker program should be created by the federal government and not individual states.
"I believe we need to ensure we have enough workers to help farmers, but perhaps they need to look for U.S. citizens and pay an appropriate wage for them to go out and work," Harvey said.