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Fixes sought for broken H-2A program

House looks for solutions on how to provide guestworker program that addresses needs of year-round labor.

Farmers across the nation are in dire need of a reliable visa program that provides timely access to a long-term workforce to fill jobs domestic workers continually pass up. For instance, current visa programs do not provide dairy producers with year-round labor and are riddled with complexities and bureaucratic red tape that remain troublesome to even seasonal labor needs. The House of Representatives has some potential solutions on the table; however, it’s a matter of whether those of

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