Options for Reforming the H-2B Visa Program and Improving Late Season Employers' Access to Workers (Fiscal Year 2018 Report to Congress) [open pdf - 551KB]
From the Executive Summary: "This report provides the information requested by the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Homeland Security by describing options that generally are phrased in terms of actions that Congress or the Departments could take to improve late season employers' access to H-2B [Temporary Non-Agricultural Workers] workers. The report also provides additional options for improving the overall H-2B program. Such references should not be construed as expressing an opinion on the scope of DHS's or DOL's [U.S. Department of Labor] current statutory or regulatory authorities. As requested, the report provides options to improve visa availability under the existing annual cap of 66,000 workers for employers that need workers to start work late in a semiannual period of the fiscal year."
U.S. Department of Homeland Security: https://www.dhs.gov/