H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 10/4/13

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 the second half of FY 2013 (April 1 – September 30) is 33,000. As of the last count (9/30/13); 28,233 beneficiaries have been approved and 572 are pending for a total of 28,805.

The H-2B cap limit for first half of FY 2014 (October 1 – March 31) is 33,000. As of the last count (10/4/13); 5,923 beneficiaries have been approved and 1,259 are pending for a total of 7,182.

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

Source of Information:

USCIS.gov (10/7/13) Web Page