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Got milk? Sure. What's milk got to do with immigration policy? Buckets.

The cost of producing milk is mostly up. The wholesale price of milk is mostly down. Feeling the squeeze in between: dairy producers. And the farm laborers who work for them, some of whom are illegal immigrants. Craig Regelbrugge is a lobbyist who champions immigration reform.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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