H2B Extensions

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — As quickly as it came, it left. Within  just four hours, the carnival rides, games and ticket booths at the Klamath County Fair were folded up and packed away as the crew prepared to make their next jump to Reno.

The magicians behind the move are the staff and crew of Wold Amusement, and many are migrant workers from the Veracruz region in Mexico here under H-2B visas. The H-2B program  allows U.S. employers or U.S. agents who meet specific regulatory requirements to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill  temporary nonagricultural jobs.

Those who are employed by Jason Wold, who owns the carnival games and rides, come from places along the West Coast seeking...  read more


By Caroline Cabral, The Herald and News