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As in previous years, the United States once again left Bolivia out of the temporary work visa program for its citizens.
This has been confirmed by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS, for its acronym in English), which last week published an updated list of countries that have this benefit.
Cuba and Venezuela are also off the list.
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“Effective November 10, nationals of the following countries are eligible to receive H-2A and H-2B visas,” reads the statement from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on “countries eligible for visa programs. H-2A and H-2B “.
The same document details that “the H-2A and H-2B visa programs allow US employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill positions in agricultural and non-agricultural jobs, respectively.”
“Generally, USCIS approves H-2A and H-2B petitions only for nationals of the countries that the Secretary of Homeland Security has designated as eligible to participate in the programs. However, USCIS could approve on a case-by-case basis H-2A and H-2B petitions, even those that were pending as of the date of the Federal Register notification, for nationals of non-listed countries, only if it is determined that doing so is in the interest of the United States, ”he adds.
Next, we publish the list of the beneficiary countries:
This is the link of the statement: DHS Announces Countries Eligible for H-2A and H-2B Visa Programs | USCIS