The primary function of Agriculture Workforce Management Association, Inc. (AWMA) is to provide guidance to its stockholder employers who wish to apply for temporary alien agricultural labor certification for the purpose of employing H2A workers on a temporary or seasonal basis.

"Owned and Managed by Agricultural Employers"
Important Dates for H-2A Applications

We need your application 75 days prior to your date of need.
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If you need workers by December 15, we need your application no later than October 1.

If you need workers by January 1, we need you application no later than October 15.

If you need workers by January 15, we need your application no later than November 1.

If you need workers by February 1, we need your application no later than November 15.​

f you need workers by February 15, we need your application no later than December 1.

If you need workers by March 1, we need your application no later than December 15.

If you need workers by March 15, we need your application no later than January 1.​

If you need workers by April 1, we need your application no later than January 15.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Changes to I-94

Most H-2A workers will be issued I-94s electronically and will no longer receive a paper I-94 stub. CBP encourages H-2A workers requiring an I-94 to use the CBP One™ mobile app or the CBP I-94 website (https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/#/home) to apply for their I-94 by clicking on "Get Most Recent I-94" or by using the same option on the CBP One™ mobile application. 

Accepted COVID-19 Vaccines

Only the following COVID - 19 Vaccines will the accepted for H-2A workers entering the United States.

Single dose 

Janssen/J&J

2-dose series

Pfizer-BioNTech
Moderna
AstraZeneca
Covaxin
Covishield
BIBP/Sinopharm
Sinovac

This requirement is being strictly enforced at the border.  
Please make sure your H-2A workers are aware of this.
Attention All Employers

All employers register and apply for a DUNS number from Dun & Bradstreet. Homeland Security uses Dun and Bradstreet to validate that your farming operation does exist. If you are already registered with Dun & Bradstreet, please check to make sure that your address is the same as it is on your H2A application. You can register your operation by calling Dun & Bradstreet at (800) 234-3867 or going online at www.dnb.com. If you are not registered, your workers could be delayed by Homeland Security by up to 4 weeks.