USCIS Provides Guidance Regarding CW-1 Extension

SAIPAN, CNMI ─ U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is providing guidance regarding the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)’s announcement extending the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)-Only Transitional Worker (CW-1) program for five years. The extension, published in today’s Federal Register, extends the CW-1 program until Dec. 31, 2019. This extension will allow CNMI businesses to continue to hire CW-1 workers to meet their current and future need for foreign workers.