WASHINGTON, May 18 – According to a government statement posted online on Wednesday, The United States will give employers 35,000 H-2B visas for seasonal workers starting work between April 1 and September 30.
During the busy summer holidays, the extension of H-2B visas, which are used to hire landlords, housekeepers, hotel staff, and construction and carnival workers, among others, amid record growth and a shortage of U.S. staff. despite some concerns about economic problems.
Businesses have been catering to summer travelers following the two years of the epidemic, with growing demand leading to concerns about long lines and other types.
Notice of Department of Homeland Security and Employment by U.S. employers who suffer “irreparable damage” if they cannot find additional staff and aim to “provide temporary flexibility.”
Officials in January had granted another 20,000 visas – with H-2B workers who are usually part-time and non-agricultural – to a reduction in staff participation.
U.S. policymakers have been focusing on trying to get more Americans into work as they face inflation, rising gas prices, and other problems in the two years since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak.