SEA Northern Triangle H-2B Summit

WHAT: SEA NORTHERN TRIANGLE SUMMIT WHERE: SHERATON PRESIDENTE, SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR AND GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMELA WHEN: DECEMBER 4th – 8th Please join us for SEA’s Northern Triangle H-2B Summit…

SEA statement on DHS visa release

SEA thanks administration for its support of seasonal employers and for its commitment to reducing irregular migration and calls on Congress to pass a permanent reform of the program The…

2023 SEA Annual Meeting and Auction

The 2023 SEA Annual Meeting will be in Sarasota, FL January 16th-18th, 2023. We have secured a 50 room block at the Westin for $200 a night.  Although there are…

EPI Report Presents Misleading Data

EPI report states $1.8 in back wages were assessed in industries employing H-2B workers. But only 1% of the $1.8 billion in back wages were owed to H-2B workers. On…

First Half H-2B Cap/Visa Release Updates

FIRST HALF CAP UPDATE: Employers with an October 1st date of need requested 21,116 positions during last year’s FY22 July 2-4 filing period. The 29,856 positions requested in the same period…

FY22 Second Half DHS Visa Release FAQs

On Thursday, March 31st the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the release of an additional 35,000 H-2B visas to supplement the statutory cap of 33,000 visas. Of the 35,000…

SEA Spring Labor Forum

SEA Spring Labor Forum March 22-24, 2022 Hilton Head, SC Hotel: TBD Register: Registration includes access to the Tuesday evening reception and to the labor forum (lunch included) Agenda: Click…

SEA Democratic outreach paying dividends

Since we first received a commitment from Senator Graham (R-SC) to introduce the landscaping to H-2A bill, we have made it our mission to engage and secure targeted Democratic cosponsors…

SEA Statement on Additional Visa Release

On behalf of the 2,500+ small and seasonal businesses the Seasonal Employment Alliance represents, we want to thank the White House, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of…

September 2021 Fly-In

We enter the Fall with two viable cap relief options, one in the House and one in the Senate. House- Rep. Cuellar’s Returning Worker Exception Act: This bill exempts H-2B…

2021 SEA Annual Meeting and Auction

The 2021 SEA Annual Meeting and Auction will be December 6-8 in Washington D.C. The 2020 auction featured golf rounds at some of the top courses in the United States…