Published Date:  

2015-06-01 (All day)

Public Description:  

H.R. 2588, the Better Agriculture Resources Now (BARN) Act, would would expand the industries that can currently access the H-2A guest worker visa program and would eliminate the 50% rule that requires an employer to replace an H-2A guest worker with a qualified American worker if one applies and less than 50% of the work has been completed. The bill also shifts administration of the H-2A visa program from the Department of Labor to the Department of Agriculture.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose
Sponsored by:  Rep. Rick Allen [R-GA12] in the 114th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 2588

Chamber:  

House