Originally published on Wed December 5, 2012 5:40 pm
Northwest agriculture advocates are more optimistic Congress will take up the issue of immigration after a forum this week in Washington, D.C. The effort is getting support from a surprising mix of organizations.
Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador participated in what's called "Conversations with Conservatives" Tuesday. It was the second in a new monthly event for Congress’s most conservative Republicans. Labrador is one of the organizers along with Tim Huelskamp of Kansas and Jeff Landry of Louisiana. Today Labrador had some advice for Mitt Romney. Labrador said if Romney gets the Republican nomination for president he’ll need help from the people involved with Conversations for Conservatives.