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Important Notice:

On April 29, 2015, the Departments of Labor and Homeland Security jointly published new regulations governing the H-2B Temporary Non-agricultural Labor Certification Program. The new regulations are effective immediately.

  • The Department of Labor's news release discussing the two regulations may be accessed here.
  • The 2015 Temporary Non-Agricultural Employment of H-2B Aliens in the United States, Interim Final Rule is available here.
  • The 2015 Wage Methodology for the Temporary Non-Agricultural employment H-2B Program, Final Rule is available here.


Note: FAQs posted in rounds are for your information and convenience. Please refer to the list of FAQs for the most current guidance for each foreign labor certification program.

Download H-2A 2010 Final Rule FAQs (PDF)

Index of
FAQ Rounds
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Download PERM FAQs (PDF)

Download H-1B, H-1B1, E-3 FAQs (PDF)

Download H-2B FAQs (PDF)

Download National Prevailing Wage and Help Desk Center (NPWHC) FAQs