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Merced farmers weigh in on bill allowing permits for fieldworkers

Highlights AB 20 would allow undocumented fieldworkers to apply for work permits Supporters say bill could help alleviate labor shortage In Merced, about 43 percent of undocumented population works in agriculture, study says Juan Carlos Manuel of Merced empties a container of freshly picked peaches at Weimer Farms in Atwater on Thursday. Assembly Bill 20…

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