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This week, a U.S. appeals court elected not to reinstate President Trump’s controversial travel ban. The decision by the appeals court moves the debate closer to the Supreme Court, as the issue gets more contentious.

The order called for a restriction on travel for people from six countries with a majority Muslim population. It caused a great amount of fervor when it was rolled out in January, due to it’s hap-hazard execution as well as its seemingly discriminatory language.

If you’ve been following the story, you know that it caused outrage and mass confusion at many U.S. airports as visa-holders from these countries were detained or denied entrance into the country. The poor roll-out was the initial reason for a judge in Hawaii to strike it down.

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the congressionally mandated H-2B cap for fiscal year 2017.

March 13, 2017 was the final receipt date for new H-2B worker petitions requesting an employment start date before October 1, 2017.

What Happens After Reaching the Cap

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