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H-2B update 5-2-17 Email
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 03:00 PM


Late yesterday, Congress reached a bipartisan agreement on a bill to fund the federal government through September 30, 2017. Thanks to a massive effort from everyone in the H-2B community, the bill contains limited H-2B cap relief. As you recall, ALCC participated in last week's H-2B Advocacy Day in DC-earning a 
mention from National Association of Landscape Professionals for our efforts. We are proud of the work we've done but recognize that there is still more work to do to create meaningful H-2B reform.

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H-2B coalition statement on cap relief in FY2017 budget proposal Email
Monday, May 01, 2017 03:00 PM

Save the H-2B program

The H-2B Workforce Coalition issued the following statement on
Congressional leaders including H-2B cap relief in the proposed spending bill:

“On behalf of the H-2B Workforce Coalition and the thousands of small businesses that rely on legal, highly vetted seasonal guest workers to meet their peak season needs, we thank congressional negotiators for including critical cap relief in the Fiscal Year 2017 spending package.

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Still time to push for H-2B cap relief Email
Friday, April 28, 2017 08:45 AM

Save the H-2B program

We will have another week to push for H2B cap relief. Please keep up your outreach to your lawmakers.

House Floor Today
The House meets at 9 a.m.

STOPGAP FUNDING: The House plans to vote on H.J. Res. 99, which would extend government funding through May 5. The continuing resolution would keep in place the terms of two previous CRs, Public Law 114-223, which ran through Dec. 9, and Public Law 114-254, which runs through today. Funding under the CR would be at an annualized rate of about $1.07 trillion. The measure also would extend health-care payments for retired coal miners.

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Call your Senators today to support H-2B (4/26/17) Email
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Save the H-2B program

 

Senator Flake has agreed to extend the letter he is circulating to Senate leadership in support of H2B cap relief until the close of business tomorrow (4/26).  Please call your Senators today and ask them to sign this important letter asking for Congress to re-instate the H-2B returning worker exemption. You can reach your Senators through the Capitol switchboard at 202-225-3121 or directly:

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Can't attend the H-2B fly-in? You can still help. Email
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 12:00 AM

 

H-2B Advocacy DayIf you cannot attend Wednesday's fly-in for H-2B Advocacy Day, you can still support the effort wherever you are. Please take a few minutes this week to call your elected officials and tweet at them about the urgent need for H-2B cap relief. Please do the following:

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