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GAO on H-2A Visa Program

Modernization and Improved Guidance Could Reduce Employer Application Burden - GAO-12-706, Sep 12, 2012 .

DOL Needs to Improve H-2A Data: GAO Report

"The H-2A visa program allows U.S. employers that anticipate a shortage of domestic agricultural workers to hire foreign workers on a temporary basis. GAO issued a report on the process employers follow in applying for these workers and made several recommendations to the Department of Labor (Labor...

GAO: Increased Protections Needed for H-2A, H-2B Visa Workers

"Why GAO Did This Study Tens of thousands of foreign nationals travel to the United States each year under the H-2A and H-2B visa programs. These programs are designed to fill a temporary need that U.S. workers are unavailable to fill. Employers may use third parties to recruit these workers...