H-2A Temporary Agricultural Workers
Perhaps if you ran a company the size of Google or Microsoft, you could afford the research and paperwork necessary to prove these requirements. But get real, folks. 99% of businesses can't afford the costs of meeting the hurdles of this H-2A program. Here is what the Dept of Homeland Security's site: U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has to say about hiring temporary farm workers, if you want to do it legally:
The H-2A program allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary agricultural jobs for which U.S. workers are not available.
To qualify for H-2A non immigrant classification:
- The job offered must be of a temporary or seasonal nature
- The employer must demonstrate that there are not sufficient U.S. workers who are able, willing, qualified, and available to do the temporary work
- The employer must show that the employment of H-2A workers will not adversely affect the wages and working conditions of similarly employed U.S. workers