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Indian IT firms get jitters as team Trump flashes red card on H1B visa

Policy advisor proposes scrapping lottery system used to allot these

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US President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team has been actively considering ways to revamp a temporary visa programme used to bring foreign workers to the United States to fill high-skilled jobs, according to sources familiar with the discussions. Possibilities for reforming the distribution of H1B visas, used largely by the information technology (IT) sector, were discussed at a meeting last month with chief executives of these companies at Trump Tower, said two sources, who asked not to be named because they were not authorised to talk about the closed-door ...

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Policy advisor proposes scrapping lottery system used to allot these US President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team has been actively considering ways to revamp a temporary visa programme used to bring foreign workers to the United States to fill high-skilled jobs, according to sources familiar with the discussions. Possibilities for reforming the distribution of H1B visas, used largely by the information technology (IT) sector, were discussed at a meeting last month with chief executives of these companies at Trump Tower, said two sources, who asked not to be named because they were not authorised to talk about the closed-door ... image
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Indian IT firms get jitters as team Trump flashes red card on H1B visa

Policy advisor proposes scrapping lottery system used to allot these

US President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team has been actively considering ways to revamp a temporary visa programme used to bring foreign workers to the United States to fill high-skilled jobs, according to sources familiar with the discussions. Possibilities for reforming the distribution of H1B visas, used largely by the information technology (IT) sector, were discussed at a meeting last month with chief executives of these companies at Trump Tower, said two sources, who asked not to be named because they were not authorised to talk about the closed-door ...

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