NDAA will relieve labor shortage for military realignment

BY NELSON J. XU

The National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2018 became Public Law No. 115-91 on Dec. 12.  NDAA has generated much public attention in Guam because of Section 1049, “Workforce Issues for Military Realignment in the Pacific,” which authorizes up to 4000 H-2B visas each fiscal year until Oct. 1, 2023. The act is widely viewed as a relief from the recent H-2B crisis in Guam, where there has been nearly 100% denial of H-2B visa petitions in the past two years. Here are some of the key elements of the act . . .

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