On December 23, 2016, significant increases in USCIS filing fees for immigration petitions, including H-2A petitions, will take effect.

The fee to file Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker, used for H-2A petitions, will increase from $325 to $460. Any I-129s filed after December 23 will need to include payment of the higher fee amount.

A chart listing all USCIS fees can be found here.

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The United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division will hold a three day open house for all FLC/FLCEs to process Farm Labor Certificates.

The open house registration will be held in the department’s Fresno satellite office. FLC/FLCE certificate processing is by appointment only.

Open House Info

Dates: January 10- January 12, 2017

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: 906 N Street, Ste. 105, Fresno, CA  93721

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Work Place Regulations

Labor shortages and work place regulations are critical issues for our industry and our employees.

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