Consider kick-starting the Prevailing Wage filing process for the January 2022 H-2B filing deadline.
As prevailing wage determinations may take up to six weeks to come back, it is imperative that prospective H-2B applicants begin the filing process now.
Read more from the U.S. Department of Labor.
USCIS generally releases 33,000 of the 66,000 visas available each year on April 1, with the other 33,000 being released on October 1.
Employers with an April 1, 2022, start date may file an #H2B application with the Department of Labor as of January 1, 2022.
All applications submitted to the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (on the Department of Labor Foreign Labor Application Gateway portal) on or after January 1, 2022, will be placed into a randomized lottery. Those filings will be given group letters, starting with Group A, which will be processed first.
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