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H-1B row: Should India's skilled workers worry about new US visa policies?

Silicon Valley was critical of Trump's move, saying that there is a shortage of qualified Americans

Eviane Cheng Leidig | The Conversation 

In his latest border-closing move, US President Donald Trump issued an April 18 executive order to review the H1-B visa program, which enables educated migrants with specific skills to work temporarily in the US. Silicon Valley was critical of Trump’s move, saying that there is a shortage of qualified Americans working in the industry. US companies, especially those in the technology sector, often employ H1-B visa holders to fill positions that are difficult to recruit for within the country. Beyond hurting American tech companies, the executive order would disproportionately ...

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First Published: Fri, May 05 2017. 08:40 IST
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