New Joint Rule For Additional H-2B Visas – Federal Approved
On 6th of May, Kevin K. McAleenan, theActing Secretary of Homeland Security proclaimed that DHS(Department of Homeland Security) and DOL (the Department of Labor) published a New Joint Rule For Additional H-2B Visasmaking the additional 30,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas available for the Fiscal Year 2019. TheFederal Approved, supplemental H-2B visais available only for the returning workers who have received the H-2B visa, or otherwise got granted with the H-2B status, during last few fiscal years, and this availability may have got restricted by the prioritizing of only businesses who might have suffered an irreparable harm without any additional workers.
Returning H-2B employees have validated their knack to stand by the terms and conditions of this H-2B program. Therefore, they are less likely to continue staying in the United States to work without the authorization after the legal status gets expired. The H-2B worker may often get back to the same employer after a specific time on a seasonal basis, that are trusted, vetted and can have the visa approved more quicklyknownthat have submitted the known history.
“The Department of Homeland Security(DHS)remains to urge the lawmakers to trackthe long-term judicial fix meeting both the employers’ temporary needs but fulfilling the Donald Trump’s Buy American and Hire American executive order forthe division of higher wages and increased employment rates of U.S. workers.”
Acting Secretary McAleenan, said “The truth is that Congress is in the best position to establish the appropriate number of H-2B visas that American businesses should be allocated without harming U.S. workers. Therefore, Congress – not DHS – should be responsible for determining whether the annual numerical limitations for H-2B workers set by Congress need to be modified and by how much, and for setting parameters to ensure that enough workers are available to meet employers’ temporary needs throughout the year.”
The New, federal approved Joint Rule for Additional H-2B Visas ensuring the immigration system lawfully implementing that the American workers stays protected. If the members of public hold any information that the participating employershave possibly abused the program, the Department of Homeland Securityinvites them for submit this information. This includesthe information classifying H-2B petitioning employer along with all the relevant information that may lead them to the belief that the particular H-2B petitioning employer might be abusing the respective H-2B program.
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