Coons, Carper Urge Expedited H-2B Visas

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Senators Chris Coons and Tom Carper of Delaware are part of a bipartisan group of Senators urging the Biden administration to speed up the availability of 22,000 additional H-2B visas. According to the lawmakers, they have been hearing from Delaware businesses about the need for H-2B visas as they try to hire staff for seasonal…

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22,000 More H-2B Visas Approved By Homeland Security


22,000 additional H-2B Visas have been released, which should make it easier for the seafood industry, tourism and other sectors that rely upon temporary seasonal workers. The Department of Homeland Security said demand for workers is a major reason for this decision. Congressman Andy Harris, R- Md. 1st who represents the Eastern Shore said the…

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Gov Hogan Pushes Federal Officials for Change in H-2B Nonimmigrant Temporary Worker Program Visas

With Maryland’s blue crab harvest season underway, Governor Larry Hogan today urged federal officials to make more H-2B Nonimmigrant Temporary Worker Program visas available to help protect Maryland’s $355 million seafood industry and supply chain.  In a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, the governor also called for a…

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