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DOL proposes streamlining of H-2A guest-worker program

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The U.S. Department of Labor has published a Federal Register notice that it plans to start rulemaking to amend the agricultural guest-worker program to streamline the application process. Farmers who use the H-2A program have long complained of the cumbersome and lengthy application process. Several producers in South Louisiana use it to obtain workers for the crawfishing season. For growers ... Read More »