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DHS updates penalties for employment violations in connection with D-1, H-1B, H-2A, and H-2B program

  1. Original Date Announced

    January 14, 2021

    DOL issues final rule effective January 15, 2021 implementing the annual adjustment of certain penalties for inflation required by the Inflation Adjustment Act. Among the penalties affected are penalties for employer violations of the D-1, H-1B, H-2A, and H-2B visa programs.

    [ID #1298]

    DOL Annual Adjustment of Penalties for D-1, H-1B, H-2A, and H-2B Visa Program Violations for 2021
  2. Effective Date

    January 15, 2021

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Rule
Agencies Affected: DOL

Pre Trump-Era Policies

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