H2B Visas – Cap Reached for Second Part of 2008

We just received breaking news from USCIS that the H2B CAP for the second half of 2008 has been reached. USCIS is hereby notifying the public that January 2, 2008 is the “final receipt date” for new H-2B worker petitions requesting employment start dates prior to October 1, 2008.

The news hit us all hard, both lawyers and employers will need to struggle to keep workers on the job and the business going. I urge employers to write to their elected officials to take action and save our economy before it is too late.

Read the press release here Download file