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Who is eligible for H-2A visas?

In order to apply for workers under the H-2A classification, petitioners must

What is the process for securing H -2A visas?

  1. Certification from the DOL; 
  2. Application with USCIS; and
  3. Admission to the United States. 

Stage 1: Labor Certification

Before filing the H-2A visa application with the DHS, employers must first obtain temporary labor certification from the DOL.

Stage 2: H-2A Visa Application

Stage 3: Admission

Employers are responsible for submitting the application for their H-2A workers’ arrival and organizing their transport to the U.S. 

Does bringing in workers on H-2A visas hurt American workers?

How do employers find H-2A visa workers?

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