USCIS Adds New Countries Eligible To Apply For H-2A And H-2B Visa

10 Nov 2016


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The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services have added new countries for its popular non-skilled employment visa’s H-2A and H-2B. Ideally these visas allow U.S employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill in temporary agricultural and non-agricultural jobs.

USCIS only approves these visa petitions for nationals of countries the Secretary of homeland Security has designated as eligible to participate in the program; however there are some instances where USCIS have approved petitions from the nationals who do not belong to the designated country, as it is in the interested to move the United States. Adding to the current list of designated countries USICS have added St. Vincent and the Grenadines to the list of countries whose nationals are eligible to participate in the H-2A and H-2B visa program from coming year.

Effective from 18th January 2017, nationals from the following countries are eligible to participate in the H-2A and H-2B visa programs:

Andorra

Fiji

Madagascar

Slovakia

Argentina

Finland

Malta

Slovenia

Australia

France

Moldova*

Solomon Islands

Austria

Germany

Mexico

South Africa

Barbados

Greece

Monaco

South Korea

Belgium

Grenada

Montenegro

Spain

Belize

Guatemala

Nauru

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Brazil

Haiti

The Netherlands

Sweden

Brunei

Honduras

Nicaragua

Switzerland

Bulgaria

Hungary

New Zealand

Taiwan**

Canada

Iceland

Norway

Thailand

Chile

Ireland

Panama

Timor-Leste

Colombia

Israel

Papua New Guinea

Tonga

Costa Rica

Italy

Peru

Turkey

Croatia

Jamaica

The Philippines

Tuvalu

Czech Republic

Japan

Poland

Ukraine

Denmark

Kiribati

Portugal

United Kingdom

Dominican Republic

Latvia

Romania

Uruguay

Ecuador

Lichtenstein

Samoa

Vanuatu

El Salvador

Lithuania

San Marino

 

Estonia

Luxembourg

Serbia

 

Ethiopia

Macedonia

Singapore

 

 

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