H.R.6373 - Family Farm Relief Act of 2012

To amend the Immigration and Nationality to simplify the petitioning procedure for H-2A workers, to expand the scope of the H-2A program, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To amend the Immigration and Nationality to simplify the petitioning procedure for H-2A workers, to expand the scope of the H-2A program, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to simplify the petitioning procedure for H-2A workers, to expand the scope of the H-2A program, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Family Farm Relief Act of 2012 as introduced.

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Family Farm Relief Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a process for receiving H-2A nonimmigrant visas (temporary agricultural workers) which shall ensure that that petitioners may file such petitions over the Internet or in paper form. (Transfers administ

Official Summary

Family Farm Relief Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a process for receiving H-2A nonimmigrant visas (temporary agricultural workers) which shall ensure that that petitioners may file such petitions over the Internet or in paper form. (Transfers administration of the H-2A program from the Department of Labor to USDA.) Includes dairy workers in the H-2A category with a maximum 12-month period of admissions which may be renewed three months after the end of each such period. Revises H-2A certification provisions.

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