Federal Budget Agreement Could Allow for Doubling of H-2B Visas

The agreement, reached on Sunday, includes language that raises the cap on the number of nonagricultural workers visas that can be issued this year.

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A bipartisan federal budget agreement reached on Sunday includes language that raises a cap on the number of nonagricultural worker visas that can be issued in 2017.

A bipartisan federal budget agreement reached on Sunday includes language that raises a cap on the number of nonagricultural worker visas that can be issued in 2017, temporarily alleviating concerns in the racing industry that the federal government would cut back on a source of visas critical to the industry's backstretch workers.

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