Sen. Marsha Blackburn: Raising H-2A visa fees is a pressure point for the ag community

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a proposed rule that would raise H-2A visa fees. It comes at a time of record high inflation, making it more difficult for farmers to meet seasonal labor needs.

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee joined RFD-TV’s own Tammi Arender for background on the new rule, what they are calling for with their letter to the Department of Homeland Security, and their priorities for foreign ownership of farmland.

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