Yes, they can be screened, and do qualify for WOTC.  The Workers Opportunity Tax Credit is a collection of qualifiers.  Several of the qualifiers a H2B candidate could not meet the criteria for (i.e.: they cannot be recipients of SNAP or TANF, so therefore wouldn't meet that area of qualification for WOTC), however, there are several categories H2B employees may still fall under (i.e.: credits based on where they live, age, or having an address in a Designated Community Resident category).