An update to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's

Farmers.gov

website is meant to help farmers more easily hire immigrant workers with H-2A visas,

according to a press release

.

The new updates on the website include:

  • A real-time dashboard that enables farmers to track the status of their eligible employer application and visa applications for temporary nonimmigrant workers
  • Streamlined login information so farmers can save and track multiple applications quickly 
  • Easier access to the Department of Labor’s Foreign Labor Application Gateway
  • Allows farmers to track time-sensitive actions taken in the course of Office of Foreign Labor Certification’s adjudication of temporary labor certification applications
  • Allows farmers to access all application forms on-line