A new report published on March 6, 2015, by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) evaluates the H-2A and H-2B visa programs, finding that workers lack adequate protections. The report, H-2A and H-2B Visa Programs: Increased Protections Needed for Foreign Workers, found that workers face considerable vulnerabilities during labor recruitment. The GAO was mandated by U.S. Congress to study the labor recruitment of H-2 workers.
People who travel to the United States with temporary H-2A and H-2B work visas have the right to enroll in low-cost health insurance under the ACA. Here are several things you should know if you plan to work with an H-2A or H-2B visa.
Las personas que viajan temporalmente a los Estados Unidos con visas H-2A y H-2B tienen el derecho a inscribirse en un seguro médico de bajo costo bajo la ACA. Si Ud. trabaja con una visa H-2A o H-2B, hay varias cosas que debe saber.