H-2A farmworker program on rise in Washington state

OLYMPIA — The Washington Farm Labor Association has released a report on the H-2A program in Washington State for the 2013 season. H-2A is the federal program that permits farmers to obtain visas for foreign workers when there is a shortage of able, willing, qualified and work-eligible domestic workers. The report is filled with statistics…

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