H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 12/30/13

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 first half of FY 2014 (October 1 – March 31) is 33,000. As of the last count (12/30/13); 12,313 beneficiaries have been approved and 3,518 are pending for a total of 15,831.

The H-2B cap limit for second half of FY 2014 (April 1 – September 30) is 33,000. As of the last count (12/30/13); 0 beneficiaries have been approved and 0 are pending for a total of 0.

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

Source of Information:

USCIS.gov (1/2/14) Web Page

AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 13100840 (posted 1/3/14)