For far too long, immigration reform has been bandied about in the halls of Congress, the pros and cons of the issue bouncing back and forth like a ping-pong ball. Hints of progress have been offered, but a truly workable system has yet to be achieved.

We asked Craig Regelbrugge, AmericanHort’s Senior Vice President for Industry Advocacy and Research, for his take on the status of immigration reform. For 25 years, Regelbrugge has served as the industry’s eyes, ears and voice on The Hill. He co-chairs the Agriculture Coalition for Immigration Reform (ACIR) and is uniquely positioned to fill us in on where we stand — and where we’re headed.

Read the full Q&A with Craig on American Nursery Magazine’s website here.