Today, the Biden-Harris Administration released the report of the H-2B Worker Protection Taskforce (the Taskforce). The report announces new actions to be taken by four federal agencies—the Departments of Homeland Security (DHS), Labor (DOL), and State, as well as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)— to strengthen protections for vulnerable workers.

The H-2B program permits employers to temporarily hire noncitizens to perform nonagricultural labor or services in the United States. Workers in the H-2B program work alongside U.S. workers in some of our country’s most critical occupations. Too often, H-2B workers face significant challenges and structural disincentives to report […]

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