SRFA understands that agricultural growers require the very best when it comes to a reliable workforce. We also understand the difficulty in acquiring seasonal employees that have a legal right to work in our country. The Snake River Farmers Idaho-based organization has allowed numerous employers the ability to bring capable foreign workers onto farms to perform agricultural work for the entire growing season. The large majority of these same workers return to work for the same employer year after year. Since it was established in 1985, the Association has become recognized as the expert on issues of legal immigration and agricultural labor in the Northwest. The Association continues to be referred to as an industry leader for employers who wish to apply for temporary alien agricultural labor certification for the purpose of employing H-2A workers on a temporary or seasonal basis. The Association actively partners with other state/national organizations to keep abreast of the regulatory requirements of the program and extend that information to its members in an effort to ensure compliance.
The H-2A regulations contain special requirements for employers who use the program, such as their obligation to provide all of the following:
As a member served by the Snake River Farmers organization you can look forward to receiving personalized assistance with your Foreign Labor Certification process. To accomplish this best, SRFA will assign a “case manager” to be your personal contact during the entire application process - start to finish. With your assistance each case manager will be responsible for carrying out the primary duties below:
The services provided by the Snake River Farmers Association is funded by an initial membership fee, annual dues and filing fees that are based on the number of workers needed by each employer. Other special requests may entail additional fees. For more specific fee information, please contact our office directly.