On Wednesday, October 12th, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced in consultation with the Department of Labor (DOL), that they are issuing a new regulation making available an additional 64,716 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas for fiscal year (FY) 2023! These new visas will be added to the normal 66,000 H-2B visas that are available each year. Twenty thousand (20,000) of these added visas are set aside for nationals from Haiti, Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador.
For further details please review the USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) News Release, “DHS to Supplement H-2B Cap with Nearly 65,000 Additional Visas for Fiscal Year 2023“
Source of Information:
USCIS (USCIS.gov), 10/12/22, News Release:
DHS to Supplement H-2B Cap with Nearly 65,000 Additional Visas for Fiscal Year 2023