DHS, in consultation with the Department of Labor (DOL), announced that it expects to make an additional 64,716 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas available for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024, on top of the congressionally mandated 66,000 H-2B visas that are available each fiscal year. These additional H-2B visas represent the maximum permitted under the September 2023 Fiscal Year 2024 Continuing Resolution.
Las empresas estadounidenses de sectores tan variados como la hotelería, el turismo, el paisajismo, el procesado de peces y mariscos y otros dependen de los trabajadores estacionales, y los visados de trabajo temporal permiten a los trabajadores no ciudadanos entrar en Estados Unidos para ayudar a cubrir esa necesidad.
U.S. businesses in industries as varied as hospitality, tourism, landscaping, seafood processing, and more depend on seasonal workers, and temporary work visas allow noncitizen workers to enter the U.S. to help meet that need.
On July 11, 2023, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (CIS Ombudsman) hosted a webinar highlighting its 2023 Annual Report to Congress.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) are issuing a temporary final rule that makes available 64,716 additional H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas for fiscal year (FY) 2023
October 25, 2022, CIS Ombudsman hosted a webinar about USCIS' efforts to use all available immigrant visas in FY23 and its efforts and successes in FY22.
DHS CIS Ombudsman webinar on Employment-Based Immigrant Visas: Looking Back at FY 2022 and Ahead to FY 2023 with USCIS, held on October 27, 2022.
Today the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the Department of Labor (DOL), announced that it will be issuing a regulation that will make available to employers an additional 64,716 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas for fiscal year (FY) 2023, on top of the 66,000 H-2B visas that are normally available each fiscal year.