January 2, 2023. OFLC Announces Number Of H-2B Applications Filed In The Foreign Labor Application Gateway System During First 24 Hours Of The Peak Filing Season.
During the first 24 hours of the H-2B peak filing season, employers filed 6,105 applications in the Foreign Labor Application Gateway System requesting more than 105,207 worker positions with an April 1, 2023, or later work start date.
The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) will continue to accept H-2B applications during the three-day filing window, and plans to randomize all applications submitted on January 4, 2023. OFLC will use the using the randomization procedures published in the Federal Register on March 4, 2019, to randomize H-2B applications.