Feds tell Colorado delegation they will process seasonal visas

Article author: 
Aldo Svaldi
Article publisher: 
The Denver Post
Article date: 
18 March 2015
Article category: 
Colorado News
Article Body: 

The Department of Homeland Security late Tuesday announced it will restart processing H-2B visas for temporary seasonal workers.

"It looks as if visa requests will be processed for those employers who have received their labor certifications," said Kristen Fefes, executive director of the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado ...

Employers in Colorado draw the second-largest number of H-2B workers, after Texas. Landscapers are the heaviest users of the program, but hotels and tourist attractions, including ski resorts ..