Gov. Larry Hogan Calls For More H-2B Visas as Blue Crab Season Begins in Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan wants federal officials to make more visas available through a temporary worker program that serves as a key source of employees for Maryland’s seafood industry.

United Fresh Statement Applauding USDA and DOL Announcement of Information Sharing to Assist H-2A Employers

United Fresh and industry stakeholders have been pressing the Administration throughout this crisis to address this issue and ensure that workers are available for produce companies who need H-2A and H-2B workers. ”

Governor Hogan Applauds Release of H-2B Visas to Help Maryland’s Crab Industry

Governor Larry Hogan praised the decision by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to release an additional 30,000 visas through the H-2B Nonimmigrant Temporary Worker Program. H-2B workers are critical for Maryland’s seasonal blue crab industry and sweet corn processors.