Guam Contractors’ Seasonal Worker Visa Beef Now a Class Action

April 2, 2018, 1:31 PM

A group of employers in Guam who were denied seasonal guestworker visas are going forward with a class action against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

The class that was certified March 31 includes employers that did or will file a petition for H-2B workers based on either a peakload need or a one-time occurrence necessitating the additional foreign labor. To be included in the class, those petitions have to be denied by the USCIS on the ground that the employer didn’t show that its need for the workers was temporary.

The construction contractors claim they need the H-2B workers for ...

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