FY H-2B CAP Reached
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has received enough petitions to reach the cap for the additional 18,216 H-2B visas made available for returning workers for the first half of FY 2023 with start dates on or before March 31, 2023, under the H-2B supplemental cap temporary final rule. Petitions for the remaining 20,000 visas allotted for nationals of Haiti, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras are still being accepted. USCIS will also continue to accept petitions for current H-2B workers, fish roe processors and technicians, supervisors of fish roe processing, and workers in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands and/or Guam. More information can be found on the Temporary Increase in H-2B Nonimmigrant Visas for FY 2023 page. See uscis.gov for further information.