Lawmakers say H2B requests already exceed cap

01/9/2009 |

Several lawmakers have asked the departments of Labor and Homeland Security to look out for the interests of small and seasonal businesses that depend on immigrant workers because the number of H2B visas requested already exceeds the cap set for the second half of the year. "Small and seasonal businesses are counting on us," said Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md. "We need this problem resolved quickly so we can reward people who are playing by the rules, instead of letting them down."

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