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H-2B non-Agricultural Visa

Los Angeles Immigration Attorney

Foreign nationals are permitted to enter the United States to fill temporary non-agricultural jobs through the H-2B program. U.S. employers or U.S. agents who meet specific regulatory requirements must apply on behalf of their employees.

H-2B Program Assistance

At the Law Offices of Scott Warmuth, we are committed to provide personalized services such as help with the H-2B program so that employers may obtain visas for their prospective employees. Contact our firm at 1-888-517-9888 to schedule a free consultation so we can discuss the requirements that are necessary to qualify for H-2B classification.

H-2B non-Agricultural Visa

Petitioners must meet the following criteria to qualify for H-2B non-Agricultural classification:

  • Demonstrate that there are not sufficient U.S. workers who are able and willing to do the specified job.
  • Show that wages and working conditions of similarly employed U.S. workers will not be affected by the employment of H-2A workers.Show that wages and working conditions of similarly employed U.S. workers will not be affected by the employment of H-2B workers.
  • The need for the prospective worker’s services is temporary under any of these sub categories:
    • One-time occurence
    • Seasonal need
    • Peakload need
    • Intermittent need

H-2B non-Agricultural Visa Terms of Stay

H-2A classification is valid for up to the period of time authorized on the temporary labor certification. The H-2A classification may be extended in increments of up to 1 year each but not more than a total of 3 years. To be eligible for readmission as an H-2B non-immigrant one must depart and remain outside of the United States for an uninterrupted period of 3 months after the H-2A classification expires.

Dependents of H-2B non-Agricultural Workers

Spouses and unmarried children under the age of 21 of H-2A workers may stay in the United States under H-4 status. These family members are not eligible for employment in the United states while in H-4 status unless they personally qualify for a work visa.

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Contact our Los Angeles Immigration Law Offices to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss the possibilities and benefits that the H-2A program may provide you and your employees.

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