Archive for the ‘H-2B Visa (Non-Agricultural Worker)’ Category

Relief for Foreign Nationals Processing Their Cases through the Department of Labor

10/21/2013 Written by SRW Lawyers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), a branch of the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS), was able to continue to process applications for benefits during our government’s shutdown earlier this month since USCIS is mostly a fee-funded agency (paid by applicants seeking benefits).  However, in order for some applications (such as H-1B’s) to be [...]Read More >

ETA Extends Comment Period on H-2B Wage Methodology Rule

12/3/2010 Written by Brian D. Zuccaro

On October 5, 2010, the Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) issued a proposed rule governing the certification of the employment of nonimmigrant workers in temporary or seasonal non-agricultural employment and the enforcement of related obligations of employers. The proposed rule provided a comment period through November 4, 2010. The agency extended the [...]Read More >

ETA Publishes Proposed Rule on Wage Methodology for H-2B Temporary Non-Agricultural Employment

11/13/2010 Written by Brian D. Zuccaro

The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration has proposed to amend its regulations governing certification of the employment of nonimmigrant workers in temporary or seasonal non-agricultural employment and related enforcement. The proposed rule, published on October 5, 2010, would revise the methodology by which the Department calculates the H-2B prevailing wage. The proposed rule [...]Read More >