Some farmers don’t want seasonal workers, but it’s not what you might think
Apr 25, 2019

Some farmers don’t want seasonal workers, but it’s not what you might think

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Facebook releases positive financial 1Q data, meanwhile, Tesla reports it lost $700 million. Plus, some U.S. farmers and the immigrant workers they employ want to replace the current H-2A work visa.

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H-2A visas: A primer

Apr 25, 2019
The U.S. government issued a record 240,000 H-2A work visas last fiscal year. Farmers employ temporary workers from Mexico, Central American nations and other countries to plant, maintain and harvest their crops.
A farm worker harvests lettuce in a farm field near have the border town of Calexico, California.
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Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
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Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director