18 Month Investigation Finds Trafficking and Exploitation in H-2A Program

Article author: 
Jared Culver
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Wednesday, May 24, 2023
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National Issues
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An 18-month investigation by Prism, Futuro Investigates, and Latino USA, is the latest to find horrific abuse throughout the H-2A agricultural temporary worker program. The H-2A visa includes extensive labor protections concerning wages, recruitment, working conditions, and housing, with multiple Federal departments playing a role in approval and oversight. And yet, the stories of abuse are as numerous as the regulations and Federal staff designed to stop it. . . .