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DHS & DOL allocate additional non-agricultural H-2B visas for FY 2017

  1. Date Announced

    July 19, 2017

    DHS and DOL authorize 15,000 additional H-2B non-agricultural visas for employers who show "significant harm" if they do not receive additional visas. However, the number was not increased in time for most businesses to apply for visas before the end of the year. [ID #477]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    July 19, 2017
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Rule
Agencies Affected: USCIS DOL

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