Department of Homeland Security Announces Distribution of More Than $12 Million in Funding for Communities Receiving Migrants

Release Date: September 27, 2023 WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), announced more than $12.2 million in grants through the Shelter and Services Program (SSP), which was authorized by Congress to support communities that are providing services to migrants. ... Read More»

DHS Issues Proposed Rule to Modernize H-2 Temporary Visa Programs and Strengthen Worker Protections

Release Date: September 18, 2023 WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) took steps to strengthen protections for temporary workers through the H-2A temporary agricultural and the H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker programs (H-2 programs). In a  notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) published today , DHS proposed modernizing and improving the H-2 programs by providing greater flexibility and protections for participating workers, and ... Read More»
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