Special Agricultural Workers (SAW)
- Farm workers of foreign origin who had worked for a specific time in perishable agricultural commodities and were granted temporary and permanent residence under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
- Under the SAW program, many foreign farm workers gained residency in the US.
- The SAW program recognized the substantial contributions foreign workers made to agricultural industries.
- Through the SAW program, he transitioned from a temporary farm worker to a permanent resident.