H1B Visa Program has no significant change – Nirmala Sitharaman

24 March 2017

There could be a full stop or at least a pause in the ambiguity what Indians, especially H1B holders have been facing in the United States ever since the Trump government has come into power. Indian cabinet minister (Commerce Ministry), Mrs Niramala Sitharaman Today said in her speech in Lok Sabha that US has conveyed Indian government, there is no significant change in their H1 Visa policy. She added that India has been continuously and effectively articulating its concerns to the United States on the H1 B visa program. Sitharaman added that US Government’s main concern now is to focus on the illegal immigrants but not the legal immigrants like H1s who contribute a lot to the economy of America. Indian government recently raised its concern in front of the Congressional delegation recently during their US visit.

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