U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced in a policy memo that migrant workers hired for shepherding and herding positions will no longer be allowed back-to-back temporary agricultural visas. This change follows a D.C. Circuit decision that found that the government’s routine approval of visas for herders to do long term work was not aligned with federal immigration law.
Citizenship and Immigration Services Announces Change to Permits for Herders and Shepherds
Excerpt from Animal Law Digest: US Edition: Issue 9