Virginia’s farms and seafood processors rely heavily on foreign workers.
But the federal visa system to get them is complicated and doesn’t always work, even when there’s not a global pandemic underway.
Pamela D’Angelo reports on the difficulty with H-2A visas.
Virginia’s farms and seafood processors rely heavily on foreign workers with thousands of visas issued each year.
But Chesapeake Bay seafood processors that pick crabmeat and shuck oysters are limited by a different federal visa system that has a history of problems and this year, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it worse.
Pamela D’Angelo reports on H-2B visas.