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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

16 Countries Added to the H-2A and H-2B Visa Programs

Sixteen (16) more countries will become eligible to participate in the H2A and H2B Visa Programs as of January 18, 2016.   Nationals of the following countries will be allowed to apply for these two types of temporary work visas: 

Andorra, Belgium, Brunei, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, San Marino, Singapore, Taiwan, and Timor-Leste.

The H-2A and H-2B Visa programs are designed for U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary agricultural and nonagricultural jobs, respectively. 

Nationals of Moldova will no longer be eligible for the H-2B program but may still participate in the H-2A program.  

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