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DHS and DOL Temporary Rule Authorizing 64,716 Additional H-2B Visas for FY2024

11/17/23 AILA Doc. No. 23111601. H-2B Temporary Worker

DHS and DOL temporary rule authorizing the issuance of up to 64,716 additional H-2B visas during FY2024.  These supplemental visas will be distributed in several allocations. 20,000 visas made available in this rule will be reserved for nationals of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Haiti, Colombia, Ecuador, or Costa Rica. 44,716 supplemental visas will be available to returning workers who received H-2B visas or were otherwise granted H-2B status during one of the last three fiscal years. (88 FR 80394, 11/17/23)


8 CFR Parts 214 and 274a

[CIS No. 2764–24]

RIN 1615–AC89


Employment and Training Administration

20 CFR Part 655

[DOL Docket No. ETA–2023–0005]

RIN 1205–AC18

Exercise of Time-Limited Authority To Increase the Numerical Limitation for FY 2024 for the H–2B Temporary Nonagricultural Worker Program and Portability Flexibility for H–2B Workers Seeking To Change Employers

AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Employment and Training Administration and Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).

ACTION: Temporary rule.

Related Resources

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 23111601.