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  • 8 Jan 2014 - 16:31

    The H-2B Program

    The H-2B non-agricultural temporary worker program allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary non-agricultural jobs.
    For more information about the H-2B program, see the link to the left under "H-2B Non-Agricultural Workers." 

    What is the H-2B Cap?

    There is a statutory numerical limit, or "cap," on the total number aliens who may be issued a visa or otherwise provided H-2B status (including through a change of status) during a fiscal year.   Cu...

  • 8 Jan 2014 - 05:28

    This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during February. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security reports applicants for adjustment of status.

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  • 7 Jan 2014 - 18:17

    The Department has published a notice in the Federal Register announcing new Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs) for each state, based on the Farm Labor Survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The AEWRs are the minimum hourly wage rates the Department has determined must be offered and paid by employers to H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment for a particular agricultural job and area, so that the wages of similarly employed U.S. workers will not be adversely affected. To read the Federal Register notice please click here<.

  • 7 Jan 2014 - 03:43

    The Buffalo District Office, Buffalo Field Office and Rochester satellite office will be closed Tuesday, January 7, 2014.

    The Des Moines Application Support Center (ASC) will be closing at 12 pm due to inclement weather.

    These offices will be closed on January 6, 2014 due to inclement weather. 


  • 3 Jan 2014 - 03:35

    The Committee of Bar Examiners (Committee) — the entity within the State Bar of California (State Bar) that administers the California bar examination, investigates the qualifications of bar applicants, and certifies to this court candidates it finds qualified for admission to the State Bar — has submitted the name of Sergio C. Garcia (hereafter Garcia or applicant) for admission to the State Bar. In conjunction with its certification, the Committee has brought to the court‟s attention the fact that Garcia‟s current immigration status is that of an undocumented immigrant,1 and has noted that the question whether an undocumented immigrant may be admitted to the State Bar is an issue that has not previously been addressed or decided by this court. 

    For more details please visit this link In re SERGIO C. GARCIA on Admission S202512 ...