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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - June 12, 2013

Immigration Bill May Keep Wage Exemption For Foreign Herders

By Sara Hossaini

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When Patrick and Sharon O'Toole began their ranching business on the Wyoming-Colorado border, they tended the sheep themselves. But eventually, the O'Tooles wanted to settle down and have kids, so they hired foreign ranch hands with H-2A, or guest worker, visas to work on the ranch for $750 a month.






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