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Trump's H-1B ban expires: What this means for Indian IT professionals

The US issues up to 85,000 H-1B visas each year. Most of the nearly 600,000 H-1B visa holders are from India and China

H-1B visa row | H-1B Visa | H-1B norms

Sukanya Roy  |  New Delhi 

Good news for tens of thousands of Indian coders and engineers! The US govt's decision to let the ban on foreign workers' visa lapse has come as a huge relief for thousands of Indian

in June last year issued a proclamation that suspended entry of many applicants for several temporary or non-immigrant visa categories, including This was done to restrict the ability of American companies to hire foreign employees.

The US issues up to 85,000 visas each year. Most of the nearly 600,000 visa holders are from India and China.

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First Published: Fri, April 02 2021. 14:54 IST