Tag: H-2B

May 18, 2016

Justice Department Settles Claims Against Barrios Street Realty Inc. for Discriminating Against U.S. Workers

The Justice Department recently reached a historic settlement agreement with Barrios Street Realty Inc., a company based in Lockport, Louisiana. The agreement resolves claims that the company and its agent, Jorge Arturo Guerrero Rodriguez, discriminated against U.S. workers by preferring to hire foreign workers under the H-2B visa program. The department’s investigation found that in […]

March 23, 2016

H-2B Temporary Worker Visa Cap Has Been Reached for First Half of Fiscal Year

The H-2B temporary worker visa cap has been reached for the first half of the fiscal year which ends April 1. Employers applying for new H-2B visa temporary or seasonal employees after March 15, 2016 must wait after April 1, 2016 for any approved employees to start work. From the USCIS press release USCIS has […]