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H2A - Temporary Worker - Agricultural Work

About the H2A Nonimmigrant Visa

The H-2A visa is an employment-based visa in the United States that permits entry into the country for seasonal agricultural work. When agricultural employers anticipate a shortage of domestic workers for short term harvesting or other types of agricultural work, the H-2A temporary workers program allows non-immigrant foreign workers to enter the country to fill the gap. Employers of H-2A workers must follow certain rules and guidelines in order to be in compliance with immigration law. For example, U.S. workers must be recruited and given precedence to foreign workers. Laws governing wages, piece rates and hourly rates must be followed. Housing and meals, transportation and tools are items that must be supplied according to the law.

A Dallas immigration attorney from our firm can help you lawfully procure the skilled workers you need. Hiring foreign workers is not a simple matter and many questions arise when planning for your particular needs. Let the skilled and experienced team at the Mathur Law Offices, P.C., answer your questions and handle the legalities so you can devote your attention to your business and its prosperity.

Hiring Foreign Agricultural Workers in Dallas, Fort Worth, Denton and Tyler

Immigration law is constantly changing. What was compliant last year may not be lawful this year. We are experienced, knowledgeable and remain up to date in this complex and constantly changing area of law and are able to answer your questions and provide you with skilled legal support so that you can get seasonal work done.  It is no secret that this country depends upon foreign agricultural workers to fulfill our national food requirements.

Although immigration law is complex and hard to understand, in order to get our crops to market, workers must be retained and the laws must be followed. Our firm can help you establish a successful agricultural worker program so that you can manage your operation with the peace of mind knowing that you are following the law and taking care of the necessities of an agricultural company.

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