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Farmers' Need For Temporary H-2A Visa Workers Grows

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There's an ongoing shortage of farmworkers in the U.S. The federal H-2A visa program allows farmers to temporarily bring in workers from foreign countries. The visas are expensive and the process is time-consuming. But as Esther Honig (@estherhonig) of Harvest Public Media reports, the number of visas has been increasing each year.

This segment aired on December 11, 2018.

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