The number of available H-2B visas available nearly doubled in 2023, providing more people to carry out beautification projects.
H-2Bs, temporary non-agriculture work visas for foreigners without advanced degrees, are used for jobs in landscaping, food processing and hospitality.
Employers can now apply for 22,000 additional H-2B visas. Businesses who hire seasonal workers say they're more crucial than ever.
H-2B visas are capped at 66,000 per year, but the law allows the Department of Homeland Security to nearly double that.
The multimillion-dollar industry relies heavily on H-2B visa workers from Mexico and Central America.
You’ve probably heard of H-1B visas. Those are the ones lots of tech firms use to bring in highly skilled workers from countries like India. Lesser-known but still vital to the economy are visas like the H-2A. Those are temporary, seasonal visas handed out to the people who help grow and harvest our food. Then there […]
The documentary “Farewell Ferris Wheel” looks at the world of Mexican migrant workers at carnivals.
Unemployment is at its lowest rate in roughly a decade. For lots of businesses, that means summer help is going to be harder to find — and more expensive. That’s especially true for smaller resort businesses that rely on temporary foreign workers to staff their hotels and restaurants. Those workers typically come on what’s known […]