As discussed in our previous newsletter “Best Practices: Part 1, Screening H-2A Applicants in the U.S.”, H-2A workers currently working in the U.S. may be seeking better options and start applying for a job directly to H-2A employers with higher AEWR.

As an H-2A employer, you may wonder if it’s possible to petition for them to work for you.

Best Practices 

Jason Resnick

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement to stop conducting workplace raids to arrest immigrants lacking work authorization. 

The problem lies with "exploitative employers," not unauthorized workers problem, Mayorkas said in a October 12 memorandum.  

Jason Resnick

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Immigration

Immigration has been a critical issue for Western Growers members. For years, we have fought for a legal and stable workforce that not only supports our industry but ensures those who have worked along side our members are treated with decency and respect.

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