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DOL response to FJ’s letter requesting Covid-19 protections for guestworkers in the H-2A visa program (July 6, 2020)

Letter from the Department of Labor responding to an FJ letter dated March 25, 2020 requesting Covid-19 protections for guestworkers … Read more DOL response to FJ’s letter requesting Covid-19 protections for guestworkers in the H-2A visa program (July 6, 2020)

Farmworker Advocates Seek Protections Against COVID-19 for Agricultural Guestworkers (March 25, 2020)

Letter from FJ and other farmworker advocates urging the Departments of Labor, State and Homeland Security to enforce  legal protections … Read more Farmworker Advocates Seek Protections Against COVID-19 for Agricultural Guestworkers (March 25, 2020)

Fact Sheet: Rep. Yoho’s Guestworker Bill Would Significantly Reduce H-2A Program Protections and Create an Additional Exploitative Program

In March 2020, Rep. Yoho (R-FL) introduced the “Labor Certainty for Food Security Act of 2020,” H.R. 6083. It would … Read more Fact Sheet: Rep. Yoho’s Guestworker Bill Would Significantly Reduce H-2A Program Protections and Create an Additional Exploitative Program

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Congress and the Administration Must Not Cut Farmworkers’ Wages in the H-2A Guestworker Program (May 2020)

This report analyzes the massive wage cuts that would result from proposals being considered in Congress and the Trump administration … Read more Congress and the Administration Must Not Cut Farmworkers’ Wages in the H-2A Guestworker Program (May 2020)

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Factsheet on the H-2A Temporary Foreign Agricultural Worker Program (Feb. 2020)

Factsheet explaining the H-2A  temporary foreign agricultural worker program, a flawed scheme that permits agricultural employers who anticipate a labor shortage … Read more Factsheet on the H-2A Temporary Foreign Agricultural Worker Program (Feb. 2020)

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FJ Comments on Proposed H-2A Rulemaking (2019)

Comments submitted to the U.S. Department of Labor by Farmworker Justice and 41 other organizations on the H-2A temporary visa program.

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FJ H-2A Model Comments -9-22-19

Template comments that can be used for the 2019 NPRM on the H-2A program

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Template H-2A Comments on 2019 Proposed Rule (Immigration Focused)

This shorter H-2A comment template is for use by immigration organizations.

H-2A Model Comments 2019

Template comments on the 2019 H-2A Proposed Rule.

FJ Fact Sheet on the 2019 H-2A Rulemaking

Farmworker Justice summary of the July 2019 proposed rulemaking on the H-2A temporary visa program. Comments are due September 24, … Read more FJ Fact Sheet on the 2019 H-2A Rulemaking