TAG: U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Homeland Security adds 15,000 H-2B visas

May 30, 2018By

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that an additional 15,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas will be available for fiscal year 2018. The allocation is in addition to the 66,000 visas already issued this year. “The limitations on H-2B visas were originally meant to protect American workers, but when we enter a situation where the program unintentionally harms American... read more

Government affairs: Delayed reform

July 7, 2014By
Photo: Kim Newburg/PublicDomainPictures.net

In my June blog, I expressed some hope a window had opened a crack to move immigration reform forward in Congress: House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Virginia) were sending positive signals the House would move bills; The Obama administration had suspended efforts to seek administrative solutions in lieu of congressional inaction; Pro-immigration forces were marshaling... read more