Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Thursday, June 21, 2018

Items Tagged with 'H-2A'

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Requests for farm guestworker visas surge

In the first quarter of fiscal year 2018, there were 33,830 positions requested through the H-2A temporary agricultural worker program, the highest ever for the October-through-December period and a near 17 percent increase over the same quarter in the previous year.
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New farmworker visa program squeaks through panel

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2017 - The House Judiciary Committee narrowly approved a proposed new agricultural guestworker program after two days of heated debate that saw Democrats take a page from President Trump's campaign playbook and argue that the plan would undercut U.S. wages by importing low-cost labor.


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