by The Office in Washington, D.C. (P.O. Box 37050, Washington, D.C. 20013) .
Written in English
|Other titles||Experiences of individual Vidalia onion growers|
|Statement||United States General Accounting Office, Health, Education and Human Services Division|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||21|
The H-2A program allows U.S. employers or U.S. agents who meet specific regulatory requirements to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary agricultural jobs. A U.S. employer, a. H-2A Temporary Agricultural Workers. The majority of the people who make up the United States' seasonal agricultural workforce are nonimmigrant Mexican citizens. Immigration policies such as the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) and the H-2A agricultural guest worker program were meant to encourage growers to employ legal labor workforces. A study of the laws and practices that eventually resulted in the H-2A program. Get this from a library! H-2A agricultural guestworker program: changes could improve services to employers and better protect workers: report to Congressional committees. [United States. General Accounting Office.]. H-2A agricultural guestworker program: changes could improve services to employers and better protect workers: statement of Carlotta C. Joyner, Director, Education and Employment Issues, Health, Education, Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing.
Section of the Immigration and Nationality Act authorizes the lawful admission into the United States of temporary, nonimmigrant workers (H-2A workers) to perform agricultural labor or services of a temporary or seasonal nature. Apr 13, · The H-2A farm guestworker program is expanding rapidly: Here are the numbers you need to know. to replace current workers who leave agriculture to find non-farm jobs. Most H-2A workers remain in the United States less than the usual maximum of 10 months a year (fewer than 10, stay in the United States up to three years to herd sheep. Jul 20, · The AG and Legal Workforce Act replaces the outdated and broken H-2A agricultural guestworker program with a new, workable agricultural guestworker program, known as the H-2C program, to ensure America’s farmers and ranchers have access to a reliable workforce. Apr 28, · H-2A struggles to keep up with grower demand H-2A, the country’s agricultural guest-worker program, continues to grow. According to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the number of H-2A workers jumped from 77, to , between and
In the first quarter of fiscal year , there were 33, positions requested through the H-2A temporary agricultural worker program, the highest ever for the October-through-December period and. An H-2A visa allows a foreign national worker into the United States for temporary agricultural work. There are several requirements of the employer in regard to this visa. The H-2A temporary agricultural program establishes a means for agricultural employers who anticipate a shortage of domestic workers to bring non-immigrant foreign workers to the U.S. to perform agricultural labor or. Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed various aspects of the H-2A nonimmigrant guestworker program, focusing on the: (1) likelihood of a widespread agricultural labor shortage and its impact on the need for nonimmigrant guestworkers; and (2) H-2A program's ability to meet the needs of agricultural workers, both at present and if a significant number of nonimmigrant guestworkers. H-2A Agricultural Workers Compensation Insurance Protect Your Workers and Your Future Each year over , foreign workers come to the United States to work in agriculture with temporary H-2A visas. Workers compensation insurance is one of the best investments you can make for the health of your H-2A agricultural workers and the future of your [ ].