HAGÅTÑA, Guam—Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo (D-GU) recently issued the following statement regarding the approval of 162 H2-B visa applications for Guam businesses by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The approvals are a direct result of federal legislative relief sponsored by Congresswoman Bordallo in P.L. 115-91, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018.
“I am please USCIS has begun approving H2-B visas for Guam businesses. This is exactly what my provision in last year’s defense bill was intended to do, and it is encouraging that our local companies are beginning to see the benefits of this federal law. I continue working in Congress to expand on this authority and provide a full solution for our entire island. I am confident the recent visa approvals will benefit civilian and military projects related to the buildup inside and outside the fence. This is just the start, and I look forward to more approvals in the near future.” (PR)