Napa Valley Vintners Support Immigration Reform
By Peter McCrea
Awareness about the important role of immigrants—not only to the agriculture and wine industry, but our community as a whole—continues to grow. The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) and NVV winery members have a long standing commitment to farm labor issues and are committed to continuing our work with parters in agriculture, business, nonprofit and the government to address the challenges of immigration policy.
At the federal level, the NVV supports the Agricultural Job Opportunities, Benefits and Security Act of 2007 (also known as AgJOBs). AgJOBs creates a means for individuals who've made a substantial commitment to agricultural work in the United States but don't have valid documentation to earn adjustment to legal status by meeting specific agricultural work requirements.
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