H-2B Visa and the Statutory Cap: In Brief [December 11, 2015]   [open pdf - 675KB]

"The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced in mid-June 2015 that it had received a sufficient number of H-2B visa petitions to reach the statutory limit of 66,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural workers for FY2015. After several years in which fewer than 66,000 H-2B visas were issued, the cap was reached in FY2014. With the demand for H-2B visas continuing to exceed the supply, congressional attention is once again focused on H-2B admissions and the statutory cap."

Report Number:CRS Report for Congress, R44306
Author:Bruno, Andorra
Publisher:Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
Copyright:Public Domain
Retrieved From:Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html
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