New York and Puerto Rico – April 28, 2022: Employment Solutions USA (ESUSA) presented the inaugural Employment Solutions USA Puerto Rico Conference on April 21, 2022 at the Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort in Puerto Rico. The conference focused on the numerous benefits the temporary employment non-immigrant visa programs, H-2A and H-2B, can provide to employers in Puerto Rico.
Carrasquillo Law Group (CLG) was excited to sponsor this conference. CLG’s Managing Shareholder Rogelio (Roy) Carrasquillo and Senior Counsel William Kogan joined other industry experts and government officials from both Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic to lead presentations and participate in panel discussions about how the H-2A and H-2B programs can be used by employers in Puerto Rico to address temporary and seasonal labor shortages affecting various industries in Puerto Rico.
Fellow presenters and panelists included Arch. Yan C. Oquendo-Ramos, Director of the Program and Project Management Office (PMO) at the Puerto Rico Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Central Office (COR3), Samir Enrique Santos Jimenez, General Director of Employment / Ministry of Labor of the Dominican Republic, Andrés Rosado, Assistant Secretary of Administration of the Department of Agriculture of Puerto Rico and Joaquin Villamil, CEO of Estudios Técnicos.
The conference’s various panel discussions discussed the benefits and challenges for employers, providing key recommendations for hiring through these two non-immigrant visa programs. Notably, the H-2A and H-2B visa programs can bolster the role workers from the Dominican Republic, as well as other Caribbean countries, play in helping to revitalize Puerto Rico’s economy.
“Employers in Puerto Rico currently face widespread temporary and seasonal labor shortages, which is particularly impacting construction, agriculture, hospitality and other important industries. I was pleased to discuss how companies in Puerto Rico can actively benefit from the H-2A and H-2B visa programs, allowing them to nimbly hire workers from neighboring countries to fill seasonal and temporary labor needs,” said Carrasquillo.
Attended by stakeholders from the public and private sector, the Employment Solutions USA Puerto Rico Conference aimed to address the widespread temporary labor shortages facing employers in Puerto Rico.
About Employment Solutions USA
Employment Solutions USA (ESUSA) is a business-to-business consulting company that assists businesses in need of competent employees to use the US Immigration Guest Worker Programs to recruit and hire foreign temporary, seasonal or peak agricultural (H-2A Program) and non-agricultural (H-2B Program) guest workers.
ESUSA is a one-stop shop, multidisciplinary group of professionals who assists employers in navigating the processes in obtaining a stable, legal, seasonal foreign workforce to help them grow and sustain their businesses in the United States and Puerto Rico.
Headquartered in Orlando, Florida with offices in San Juan, Puerto Rico ESUSA provides its clients the full suite of services required to fulfill their business needs in a cost-efficient and seamless manner. For more information, please visit: https://esusagroup.com/
About Carrasquillo Law Group
Carrasquillo Law Group (CLG) is a boutique law firm with experience advising international and domestic clients with their business and legal needs in the United States, as well as worldwide clients with their international business and legal needs. CLG’s team consists of a multidisciplinary group of attorneys from different practice areas, including corporate, real estate, securities, immigration law, finance and tax who are able to assist clients through an integrated approach. Our goal is to effectively represent entities and individuals by guiding them through the necessary steps for a successful transaction.
CLG’s attorneys come from large law firms and international practices and understand the needs of our entrepreneurial clients. The firm provides the opportunity for high-level partners to work more closely with their clients in a more intimate and cost-effective environment.
With a presence in New York, Miami, Orlando, San Francisco, San Juan and Washington, DC, CLG brings an international perspective with a local understanding to clients. For more information, please visit: https://carrasquillolaw.com/
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