‘Tis the Season: Immigration Law Considerations for Club Managers

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12_15_15 PassportAs we approach the New Year, seasonal businesses, including those in the club industry, may find themselves happy to say goodbye to 2015. Why? Because after a year that saw the H-2B seasonal visa be the center of a federal lawsuit, have its processing temporarily suspended, be subjected to a lack of clarity with the process, and unforeseen delays, the industry was rocked again with the issuance of a new Interim Rule that drastically changed the H-2B visa requirements.

The H-2B seasonal visa is the backbone of seasonal businesses’ visa processes. For the club industry, the ability to successfully obtain H-2B seasonal visas can lead to not only the employment of foreign nationals, but also potential year-round employment options and green card sponsorship. Furthermore, because there are jobs in the club industry that would only qualify for H-2B seasonal visas (ex. housekeepers, groundskeepers, servers, etc.), the availability of this visa option is significant to the club industry. Read more...

Posted by Karen Woodie at 12/22/2015 11:11:09 AM |