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The Department of State is taking steps to reduce delays in the processing of H-2A workers caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
Mar 26, 2020 by Tom Karst
Farmers who use the H-2A guest worker program are facing COVID-19-related delays in the processing and approval of those workers.
Mar 18, 2020 by Tom Karst
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act Dec. 11.
Dec 12, 2019 by Chris Koger
Drawing broad bipartisan and industry support, House lawmakers on Oct. 30 introduced the Farm Workforce Modernization Act.
Oct 30, 2019 by Tom Karst
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a final rule that will allow agricultural employers to advertise for domestic workers online rather than in a newspaper before they turn to foreign guest workers.
Sep 20, 2019 by Tom Karst
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Immigration reform, trade and child nutrition reauthorization grabbed the top talking points at the United Fresh Washington Conference’s March on Capitol Hill.
Sep 17, 2019 by Tom Karst
UPDATED: The U.S. and Guatemala are pursuing a program to boost H-2A workers from that country, in an effort to stem what the Department of Homeland Security calls irregular migration patterns.
Jul 23, 2019 by Chris Koger