Growers Sue DOL, DHS Over H-2A Visa Reform

Law360 (June 10, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A slew of growers’ associations have filed suit against the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, claiming they could be unfairly prosecuted for labor law violations under a new rule relating to foreign agricultural workers hired under H-2A visas.

The North Carolina Growers’ Association, National Christmas Tree Association, Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association and over a dozen other groups lodged a complaint against the government agencies that oversee the H-2A visa program on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the...
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