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 March 14, 2014, the cap for the 1st half of FY 2014 was reached.
The H-2B cap limit for second half of FY 2014 (April 1 – September 30) is 33,000. As of the last count (5/2/14); 20,042 beneficiaries have been approved and 2,789 are pending for a total of 22,831.
For further details read, “Cap Count for H-2B Nonimmigrants”
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