Tag: u.s agriculture department


Nikki Fried Urges Sonny Perdue to Quickly Distribute Coronavirus Stimulus Funds to Agriculture

Fried sent a letter to U.S. Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue urging him to send $9.5 billion in direct assistance to agriculture. The funds were included in the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package the White House and Congress agreed upon at the end of last month.

Greg Steube: Time to Move H-2A Visas From Labor Department to USDA

According to the website of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the “H-2A program allows U.S. employers or U.S. agents who meet specific regulatory requirements to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary agricultural jobs.”