H1B visa: How Trump is making life miserable for Indian IT professionals in America
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Not only is US raising the minimum wage from $70,000 to $100,000, it also plans to deny H1B visa extension beyond 6 years.
US President Donald Trump's poll promise to "Buy American, Hire American" may force lakhs of Indian techiesout of the United States. Trump administrations new proposal to not extend H-1B visa of those waiting for permanent residency or green card is likely to affect more than 5 lakh Indians working in the US. The proposal, circulated in the form of internal memo by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), seeks to end the provision of allowing extensions to H-1B visa holders whose applications for green card had been accepted. US President Donald Trump had earlier promised to protect jobs for American workers.