Lawmakers Push For More Seasonal Worker Visas

Law360, New York (April 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A coalition of lawmakers has initiated a push for Congress to consider a bill that would raise the cap on seasonal worker visas for this year, arguing that with summer fast approaching, the measure needs immediate attention.

“Businesses with seasonal demand need access to temporary, seasonal workers such as crawfish peelers,” Rep. Charles Boustany (R-La.) said on Tuesday, unveiling a petition to bring the proposal front and center. “After voting to stimulate the economy, it's inconceivable that we wouldn't pass a bill that costs nothing but...
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