H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 12/14/2012

The H-2B non-agricultural temporary worker program allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary non-agricultural jobs.

The H-2B cap limit for first half of FY 2013 (October 1 – March 31) is 33,000. As of the last count (12/14/2012); 13,774 beneficiaries have been approved and 2,959 are still pending for a total of 16,733.

The H-2B cap limit for the second half of FY 2013 (April 1 – September 30) is 33,000. As of the last count (12/14/2012); 0 beneficiaries have been approved and 313 are pending for a total of 313.

For further details read, “Cap Count for H-2B Nonimmigrants

Source of Information: “AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 12102342. (Posted 12/17/12)”