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USCIS publishes updated guidance on H-2A petitions for sheep/goat herders

  1. Original Date Announced

    February 28, 2020

    USCIS's policy memorandum will not grant consecutive back-to-back 364-day approvals of H-2A sheep/goatherder petitions in accordance with the requirements applied to other temporary agricultural workers. [ID #583]

    USCIS Policy Memo: Updated Guidance on Temporary or Seasonal Need for H-2A Petitions Seeking Workers for Range Sheep and/or Goat Herding or Production
  2. Effective Date

    June 1, 2020

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: USCIS


Trump-Era Policy Documents

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