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Modi-Trump meet: H1-B visa, bilateral trade gap to be top on PM's US agenda

Narendra Modi is due to meet Donald Trump in Washington on June 26

Reuters  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take up the issue of visas for skilled workers when he meets US President Donald Trump next week in Washington, a senior government official said on Tuesday. Trump has ordered a review of the US visa programme for bringing high-skilled foreign workers into the United States, putting technology firms and the outsourcing companies that serve them, on notice of possible changes ahead. The review threatens Indian IT services firms such as Infosys Ltd and Tata Consultancy Services which advise large companies on tech issues and carry out a range of ...

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First Published: Tue, June 20 2017. 17:42 IST