26 Jan New Countries Added to H-2B Program for 2022
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the Department of State (DOS), has announced the lists of countries whose nationals are eligible to participate in the H-2A and H-2B visa programs in 2022.
For the next year, the Secretary of Homeland Security, with the concurrence of the secretary of state, has decided to:
- Add Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Cyprus, the Dominican Republic (currently only eligible for the H-2A program), Haiti, Mauritius, and Saint Lucia to the list of countries eligible to participate in the H-2A and H-2B programs; and
- No longer designate Moldova as an eligible country for the H-2A visa program.
DHS maintains its authority to add countries to the eligible countries lists at any time.
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