Why join the NHLA?
More than 500,000 Hispanic-Americans work in the landscape industry across the US. We help each other grow as professionals and leaders so that we can become more successful. Together we can better support each other’s interests.
- We are a trade association that:
- Supports the advancement of Hispanic-Americans as landscape industry professionals and leaders
- Provides Hispanic-American landscaping professionals a voice in the national dialogue on environmentally responsible landscape practices and a means through which to collectively advance the interests of their businesses, the livelihood of their employees and the quality of life in the communities in which they live and work
News & Event
As announced by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on April 2, 2013, USCIS has temporarily suspended adjudication of certain Form I-129 H-2B petitions for temporary non-agricultural workers while the government considers appropriate action in response to the Court order entered March 21, 2013 in Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agricolas et al v. Solis, 2:09-cv-00240-LDD (E.D. Pa).
A recent report of selected statistic on the H2-B program illustrates the great importance of this program to the landscape industry.
Thirty-eight members of Congress wrote Secretary Hilda Solis, opposing the Department of Labor’s recent proposed changes to the H-2B visa program.