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DOL/ETA RIN: 1205-AB93 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Temporary Employment of H-2B Foreign Workers in Certain Itinerant Occupations in the United States 

The United States Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment and Training Administration and Wage and Hour Division, and the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, are jointly amending regulations regarding the H-2B non-immigrant visa program at 20 CFR part 655, subpart A.  The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) will establish standards and procedures for employers seeking to hire foreign temporary nonagricultural workers for certain itinerant job opportunities, including entertainers and carnivals and utility vegetation management.

Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: Regulatory 
CFR Citation: 20 CFR 655 subpart A    8 CFR 214.2(h)(6)   
Legal Authority: 8 U.S.C. 1184    8 U.S.C. 1103   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  03/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Brian Pasternak
Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
200 Constitution Avenue NW, Office of Foreign Labor Certification; Room N-5311, FP Building,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone:202 693-8200