Numbers USA encourages U.S. employers to hire illegal aliens

A recent article by Chris Chmielenski, Deputy Director at Numbers USA, claims that Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, is working behind the scenes to release more H-2B visas at the expense of American workers. While reasonable minds may disagree on the merits of temporary, non-immigrant guest worker...

SEA Iowa tour

We have previously mentioned that Senator Grassley (R-IA), given his position as the Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, will play an outsized role in determining the Senate's version of H-2B cap relief. The Judiciary Committee has jurisdiction over the H-2B program. There are only about 30 H-2B employers in Iowa,...

Labor shortage affecting iconic Iowa State Fair

The Iowa State Fair officially kicked-off last Thursday. With over 1 million people attending the fair each year, it is one of the most iconic and popular state fairs in the country. It is home to the famous Butter Cow. It has also inspired one novel, three motion pictures, and...

SEA’s Summer Crab Event a Big Success

On July 11th SEA hosted a Summer Crab Event outside the Capitol Hill Club. It was a tremendous success as staffers from over 125 offices stopped by the event to enjoy delicious crab cakes courtesy of Lindy’s Seafood. We were able to educate them on the importance of the H-2B program...

SEA Annual Meeting

The Seasonal Employment Alliance will be hosting our inaugural Annual Meeting June 6th and 7th in Chicago, IL. The meeting will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center. The meeting presents an excellent opportunity to engage with other active H-2B program participants and give your...