The H-2A program allows farmers who employ individuals in the United States to hire foreign employees to fill temporary labor jobs, according to US immigration laws.
For the position to qualify with H-2A workers, the employer must:
H-2A program process.
The workers for the H-2A program must be eligible to participate according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to see a full list you can visit the USCIS website.
USCIS normally grants H-2A classification for the period of time authorized on the temporary labor certification. H-2A classification may be extended in increments of up to 1 year each.
According to the US immigration laws, a worker can hold an H-2A nonimmigrant status for a maximum period of 3 years. After this period the worker must leave the country and remain outside the US for an uninterrupted period of 3 months before seeking readmission. There are very specific rules about the time of stay for the workers and how to count it, you can find the information to calculate how long your temporary labor worker can stay on the USCIS website.
We know that the process to obtain workers may seem daunting, but with the help of a top immigration law firm, this process can be very effective and cost-efficient to cover your farm labor needs.
If you want more information about starting your H2A program, call us and schedule a consultation with our immigration lawyers to discuss your specific needs. Phone (770)-422-4241 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Take some time to explain the nature of your needs and we will do our best to reach out to you and collect more information on your legal circumstances. Our team is ready to help you in the best way possible.