Stefanik Urges Uninterrupted Operation of the H-2B Non-immigrant Seasonal Guest Worker Program

May 26, 2020
Press Release

Saratoga, NYCongresswoman Elise Stefanik sent a letter to the Trump Administration urging the continued, uninterrupted operation of the H-2B program with the continued requirement that all employers only have access to it based upon their proven and certified need within the statutory cap.

“Many North Country seasonal businesses rely on the H-2B non-immigrants seasonal guest worker program to sustain the levels of work they need completed to stay in business,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “Reports that the Administration is considering suspending the issuance of H-2B visas are concerning. Seasonal businesses are a critical part of our North Country economy, and this potential suspension would have dire consequences for on these businesses during an already turbulent time.”

Find a copy of the letter here.

 

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