Farm Labor Legal Status – Congress Still Can’t Get it Done – DTN

🕔Apr 4, 2019The challenges of farm labor, guest workers and legalizing much of the farm workforce haven’t gotten any better in the past year, as Congress once again will search for a […]

Farm Labor Shortage: How to Qualify for H-2A Immigrant Employees – DTN

🕔Sep 7, 2018The number of H-2A workers in the U.S. last year was about 125,000, up from 51,000 only six years ago and from 74,000 in 2013. There is no limit on […]

Immigrant Workers Fill the Need When Farm Labor is Scarce – DTN

🕔Sep 7, 2018A cool, late-spring day found Enrique Ceja and Omar Orosco handling one of the many chores on HF Farms, near Ogden, Iowa. They cruised fields with an old tractor and […]

Ag Labor: H-2C Program, E-Verify Will Harm Longtime Work Force – DTN

🕔Jul 27, 2018Coalitions of farm groups are at odds over whether the House should vote this week on a bill introduced last week by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., to […]

Agricultural Guest-Worker Overhaul – Don’t Count on It – DTN

🕔Jun 21, 2018An overhaul of the agricultural guest-worker program will be part of the immigration packages that the U.S. House of Representatives will likely debate on Thursday, but basically has little chance […]

New Ag Labor Bill: Farmers, Other Employers Could Bring in 410K Foreign Workers – DTN

🕔Oct 26, 2017A bill to overhaul the country’s agricultural guest-worker program advanced out of the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday with just a one-vote margin after extensive debate about the impact of […]

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