US Department of Homeland Security to Supplement H-2B Cap with Additional Visas

Employers will soon be able to petition for an additional 22,000 H-2B quota numbers for temporary non-agricultural employment in FY 2021.

US Department of Homeland Security to Supplement H-2B Cap with Additional Visas
US Department of Homeland Security. Photo credits: iStock.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Labor announced that a temporary final rule will be published to make available an additional 20,000 H-2B worker visas for the fiscal year 2022.

According to a press release, these visas will be reserved for U.S. employers looking to hire extra workers on or before March 31, 2022.