Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

H-2B Visa Uproar: Gridlock, Chaos…or Opportunity?

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On March 21, 2013 the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania enjoined and vacated the 2008 Wage Rule.

As of March 22, 2013, DOL began to "hold[...]in abeyance the issuance of final determinations on most pending H-2B applications for temporary labor certification and those it received after March 22, while it considers appropriate action in response to the Court order entered March 21, 2013 in Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agricolas et al v. Solis, 2:09-cv-00240-LDD (E.D. Pa). That order granted a permanent injunction against the operation of the portion of the 2008 wage rule related to certain prevailing wage determinations and gave the Department