Answers to common questions about the H-2 guest worker program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor.

SPLC Recommendations for Preventing Abuse and Exploitation in U.S. Guest Worker

Several plans to overhaul the nation’s immigration system, including Senate Bill 744, contain important protections for U.S. and foreign workers that must be preserved as the legislation moves through Congress. But the SPLC has found they lack critical protections to prevent foreign workers from enduring the abuse and exploitation so prevalent in current guest worker programs.

Meaningful reform must include these protections.