The H2B visa is another non-immigrant visa which is being granted to foreign workers seeking temporary or seasonal work in US. These jobs have to be non agricultural jobs and temporary. United states every year welcome foreign seasonal workers for managing the work load during the peak production times and others. This visa is provided through the state’s employment agency by a labor certification process. The visa validity period is of 1 year but can be extended by the employer by three years.
The H2B visa to issued to foreign nationals of Argentina, Australia, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kiribati, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nauru, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Peru, The Philippines, Poland, Romania, Samoa, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Spain and Switzerland.