December 15, 2011
What could sound more wholesome this time of the year?
How about a Christmas tree farm in rural Pennsylvania?
One that also grows corn and pumpkins and squash?
An outfit that is close to the small farming town of Weatherly (population 2,384 in 2010, a decline from the previous census, as so often is the case in rural America)?
An obscure arm of the U.S. Justice Department, one that rarely takes such an action, has just settled a lawsuit against Sernak Farms (of Weatherly) for discriminating against eight U.S. citizen workers, in favor of nonimmigrant H2-A workers. Read more...