Filipino nurses fill critical jobs as workforce shortage intensifies

Sep 11, 2023
Foreign nurses are in high demand to support patients in U.S. nursing homes and hospitals, but visa barriers remain in place.
Houston-area Filipino nurses Cristina Dimafiles and JohnRich Levine are veterans of the field.
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The U.S. is nearly doubling the number of seasonal worker H-2B visas it offers

Dec 14, 2022
H-2Bs, temporary non-agriculture work visas for foreigners without advanced degrees, are used for jobs in landscaping, food processing and hospitality.
The industries that rely heavily on H-2B visas also have high incidences of wage theft, said Daniel Costa at the Economic Policy Institute.
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