USCIS has announced that they have reached the 16,000 additional petitions needed for the H-2B supplemental cap for fiscal year (FY) 2021! They will continue to accept petitions for H-2B nonimmigrant workers for the additional 6,000 petitions for Northern Triangle countries of Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala. This temporary final rule supplements the H-2B Visa Cap by adding 22,000 to the amount accepted for this FY. This will affect H-2B temporary nonagricultural guest worker visas for FY 2021!
Please view this USCIS News Alert for more details: Cap Reached for Additional Returning Worker H-2B Visas for FY 2021
Source of Information:
USCIS (USCIS.gov), 6/3/21, News Alert: