“Cap” Count Update for H-2B Status

There is a statutory numerical limit or ‘cap’ on the number of aliens who may be issued an H-2B status during a fiscal year. The H-2B cap set by Congress is 66,000 per fiscal year. The H-2B cap set by Congress is 66,000 per fiscal year; 33,000 to be allocated during the first half of the..

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Reforms to the Employment Visa System as per President Obama’s Immigration Executive Action

Among the proposed changes to the current immigration system, is the one to help U.S. high skilled businesses in being able to hire foreign workers and retain them permanently. Key administrative reforms include: I. Simplify Immigrant Visa allocation by working…Read More

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