New Visa Would Allow Workers to Stay a Minimum of 36 Months

It would replace the problematic H-2A visa for temporary or seasonal workers with a new H-2C program that would still provide for those workers but also allow for an initial minimum stay of 36 months.

Unlike the H-2A program, the Ag Act does not require employers to provide housing and transportation for foreign workers. It also offers more flexibility in requirements for guestworkers to return to their home countries for a period of time.

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