Wright Lindsey Jennings labor and employment attorney Neemah Esmaeilpour offers insight into the challenging process of securing temporary work visas for foreign workers in the most recent issue of Arkansas Food & Farm. While many farmers rely on the complex H-2A visa program to secure additional workers, the route is often difficult to navigate without legal assistance.
“The attorney becomes a layer of protection between the farmer and the government,” Esmaeilpour says. “One thing out of place during this process can mean not being approved or even being fined.”
To read the complete article, click here. The article is located on page 21. Arkansas Food & Farm is a publication produced by Arkansas Times in partnership with the Arkansas Agriculture Department and Arkansas Grown.