DC Circ. Told To Ignore Shepherds' H-2A Visa Rule Challenge

Law360 (March 19, 2018, 9:08 PM EDT) -- The federal government and a pair of ranch advocate groups voiced their opposition on Friday to a D.C. Circuit challenge brought by organizations representing foreign-born shepherds that claim the government is illegally issuing the shepherds H-2A nonimmigrant temporary work visas even though their work is more permanent.

The shepherd organizations claim the U.S. Department of Labor cannot issue the workers H-2A visas, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security cannot approve those visas, because the work itself is not “of a temporary or seasonal nature” —...
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Hispanic Affairs Project, et al v. R. Alexander Acosta, et al


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17-5202

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Appellate - DC Circuit

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2899 Other Statutes APA/Review Agency

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September 11, 2017

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