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"I have also sought cooperation from Tillerson to address the pending issues related to totalisation and urged him that the US should not do anything that will hurt Indian interests," she said.
A private member's bill was introduced earlier this year in the US Congress by Democrat Zoe Lofgren seeking to increase the minimum salary of an H1-B visa holder to a whopping $130,000 from the current minimum of $60,000.
While Trump has spoken of restricting the H1-B visa system as part of his policy of putting Americans first, so far there have been no changes to it. This year, the same levels of 65,000 for general H1-B visas and 20,000 for those with advanced US degrees have been kept.
Indians get most of the H1-B visas although there are no national quotas for the facility.
Replying to a question, Sushma Swaraj said that while there had been no change made yet to the H1-B rules, if the private member's bill in the US Congress got passed, Indian professionals would be impacted.
Sushma Swaraj earlier raised the issue with Tillerson at a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session last month.
She also red-flagged it this month at a meeting with a visiting US Congressional delegation from the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.