H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 10/3/14

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 2014 (April 1 – September 30) is 33,000. As of the last count (9/30/14); 26,286 beneficiaries have been approved and 315 are pending for a total of 26,601.

The H-2B cap limit for first half of FY 2015 (October 1 – March 31) is 33,000. As of the last count (10/3/14); 7,222 beneficiaries have been approved and 1,635 are pending for a total of 8,857.

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

Source of Information:

USCIS.gov (10/7/14) Web Page

AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 13100840 (posted 10/7/14)