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Why it is getting tougher for H-1B visa holders to switch jobs

H-1B visa, popular among Indian IT professionals, is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 


The Trump administration had earlier announced a new rule related to the filing of H-1B visas, asserting that it is more efficient, effective and helps in attracting the best talent in the US.

In another setback for visa holders in the United States, switching jobs may lead to their immediate exit from the nation, along with a three to ten years bar on entering the US.

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First Published: Mon, April 29 2019. 10:59 IST