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Trump blocks H1B visa; businesses say decision will hurt US recovery

Trump also blocked those entering on H-2B seasonal worker visas, which are used by landscapers and other industries

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H1B Visa | Donald Trump | Coronavirus

Reuters  |  Washington 

US President Donald Trump suspended the entry into the United States of certain foreign workers on Monday, a move the White House said would help the coronavirus-battered economy, but which business groups strongly oppose. Trump issued a presidential proclamation that temporarily blocks foreign workers entering on H-1B visas, which are for skilled employees, and L visas, for managers and specialized workers being transferred within a company. Trump also blocked those entering on H-2B seasonal worker visas, which are used by landscapers and other industries. The visa suspension, ...

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First Published: Tue, June 23 2020. 07:03 IST
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