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Effort in Congress to Increase H-2B Cap up to 120,000 - NUSA - 03-22-2018

Effort in Congress to Increase H-2B Cap up to 120,000

<div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden"><a href="/news/effort-in-congress-increase-h-2b-cap-120000"><img class="image-style--medium img" typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://www.numbersusa.com/sites/default/styles/medium/public/assets/news/VISAS_21_MAR_18.png?itok=xSv8pl7v" alt=""></a></div><div class="field field--name-field-timestamp field--type-datestamp field--label-hidden"><time datetime="2018-03-21T10:03:27-04:00"><b>Wed,</b> <span class="uppercase"><b>Mar</b></span> 21<sup>st</sup> 2018 @ <b>10:03</b> am EDT</time></div><p>Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are attempting to include a provision in the the 2018 omnibus spending bill that would increase the number of H-2B visas. In the Senate, with the support of Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), a vocal advocate for increasing the number of low-skilled foreign guest workers through the H-2B visa program, is pushing to increase the current cap of 66,000 to 90,000. In the House, Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) is seeking to raise the cap to 120,000.</p>



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