Federal Government to Grant Additional Visas to Guest Workers

An additional 15,000 visas will be issued this fiscal year, the Dept. of Homeland Security announced on Monday.

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The industries that benefit from the guest-worker program include those such as horse racing.

The federal government will issue an additional 15,000 visas under its H2-B visa program this fiscal year, a decision that might benefit trainers who rely on the program for barn help.

The Dept. of Homeland Security announced the decision on Monday, citing pressure from certain American businesses that claimed they were facing a shortage of workers.

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