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California congressman’s family farm located by Sibley, report says

NuStar Farms, the family farm of U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, is shown south of Sibley on Tuesday. (Tim Middagh / The Globe)

SIBLEY, Iowa — Family members of U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., have owned and operated a farm south of Sibley for more than a decade, according to a report from Esquire.

Nunes’ parents and brother moved one of their dairy farms — NuStar Farms — from Tulare, Calif. to Sibley in 2007, the story says.

Multiple local sources are cited in the story as saying the farm hires undocumented immigrants for its workforce. One unidentified dairy worker is quoted in the story as saying nearly all of the dairy workers hired in the area are undocumented immigrants.

Nunes is known for his support of President Donald Trump and for his feud with the Department of Justice as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.

The revelation of the family farm’s northwest Iowa location isn’t exactly new — the Minnesota publication Dairy Star reported on the move in June 2009 — but Nunes himself was not mentioned in the article and was not a major political figure at the time.

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