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New order: Trump to change H-1B visa rules to encourage hiring Americans

Trump will recommend changes to H-1B visa programme


US President Donald Trump on Tuesday will sign an executive order directing federal agencies to recommend changes to a temporary visa programme used to bring foreign workers to the United States to fill high-skilled jobs. Two senior Trump administration officials who briefed reporters at the White House said Trump will also use the “buy American and hire American” order to seek changes in government procurement practices to increase the purchase of American products in federal contracts. Trump is to sign the order when he visits the world headquarters of Snap-On Inc, ...

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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 09:53 IST