The United States still has nonimmigrant visas for Central America and Haiti

On Tuesday, the US government said it was continuing to accept applications for nonimmigrant worker (H-2B) visas for an additional 11,500 allocated to UAE nationals. El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Haiti.

Those visas, which correspond to the 2022 fiscal year, will be granted.”Regardless of whether they bring workers back” to the country, USCIS said in a statement today.

The Federal Agency indicated that the citizens of those four countries They have until September 15 to file petitions, or even reach the visa cap. The thing that happens first.

Beneficiaries include H-2B workers who are currently in the United States and wish to extend their stay and, if possible, change their terms of employment or change employers.

Also for fish roe processors, technicians and/or supervisors, and personnel providing services in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and/or Guam from November 28, 2009 to December 31, 2029.

Under the government recently announced an additional temporary cap temporary final ruling, which Maximum increases by up to 35,000 additional H-2B visas through the end of fiscal year 2022USCIS has received sufficient petitions to cover an additional 23,500 visas available only to returning workers.

In this way, USCIS has encouraged petitioners from these four countries whose workers were not selected to allocate 23,500 visas for returning workers to file a new application.

He noted that because the petitions had not been duly received on the date of publication of the provisional final rule, they had begun accepting petitions again.

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