Thu., February 9, 2012 5:28pm
The state Senate passed a resolution Thursday urging Congress to expand a guest worker program that gives visas to foreign laborers.
Thu., February 2, 2012 1:00pm
The Senate Agriculture committee has approved a resolution urging Congress to allow states to administer their own version of the H-2A federal visa program that allows employers to bring in foreign workers for seasonal agricultural work.
Mon., December 12, 2011 4:14pm
Officials at one Georgia company are hiring more staff and investing heavily in the future. That’s because its business – finding legal foreign workers for farms – is suddenly in demand.
Thu., November 17, 2011 3:56pm
Two Georgia Congressmen have proposed a bill to overhaul a federal foreign guest worker program that many farmers use. The bill comes following labor shortages during the spring harvest, and it’s designed to make the program easier to use.