Immigration reform appears stalled in Congress.

And, according to an article in The New York Times on Friday, it’s unlikely anything will get passed with an incoming Republican majority.

“Few people expect movement on immigration issues when Congress reconvenes next week in a divided Washington,” the New York Times article said. “Republicans, who will control the House of Representatives, do not support an overhaul of immigration laws that President Obama has promised to continue to push. State lawmakers say it has fallen to them to act.”

Meanwhile, dairy farmers are left in limbo. Many dairies rely on immigrant labor.

Read “Hispanic labor force has been a boon for farmers.” It is written by Al Mertens, a veterinarian with the Waupun Veterinary Service in Waupun, WIs. It appeared as a guest column in The Reporter.

Source: The New York Times and The (Fond du Lac) Reporter.