H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 12/12/14

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 first half of FY 2015 (October 1 – March 31) is 33,000. As of the last count (12/12/14); 15,579 beneficiaries have been approved and 3,668 are pending for a total of 19,247.

The H-2B cap limit for second half of FY 2015 (April 1 – September 30) is 33,000. As of the last count (12/12/14); 0 beneficiaries have been approved and 341 are pending for a total of 341.

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

Source of Information:

USCIS.gov (12/16/14) Web Page

AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 14101744 (posted 12/16/14)