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Tobacco: Top User of Agriculture Guest Worker (H-2A) Visa Program

November 25, 2015

According to the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Office of Foreign Labor Certification program, alone, the number of H-2A visa holders in agriculture has risen nearly 35% in the past decade. Tens of thousands of agriculture guest workers are designated to work in tobacco while food products go unharvested.


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