Source: Washington Post

This week, the Department of Homeland Security announced an increase of 15,000 additional visas to be approved this year.

The decision comes as a result of lobbying from industries that “rely on temporary foreign workers”, such as fisheries.

Visas will be approved for workers with temporary jobs in seafood and construction, among other industries, as reported by Washington Post. The visas are not for farm workers, however.

Businesses will be able to apply for the visas, but must prove that their work would not function without the help of the foreign worker(s), or provide evidence of financial loss that would result without the foreign worker.

Read full story at: Washington Post


Contact mOppenheimORG

Thank you for your interest in mOppenheimORG. Do you have a question or comment about our programs or services? Please get in touch with us! We welcome any feedback you may have.

Your Name (required)

Your Organization (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Phone (required)

Subject (required) - check any that apply
INSIGHTNonprofit SpotlightPBS CollaborationmOp-EdOther

Your Message

Please prove you are human by selecting the Plane.

Department of Homeland Security Announces 15,000 Additional Visas for Low-wage Workers

Justice & Poverty, News |