A US court has blocked two H-1B regulations proposed by the Trump administration to restrict the ability of American companies to hire foreign employees
H-1B norms | Indian IT industry | H1B Visa
Sukanya Roy |
Last Updated at December 3, 2020 12:05 IST
There is some good news for tens of thousands of Indian professionals and top American IT firms.
A US court has blocked two H-1B regulations proposed by the Trump administration to restrict the ability of American companies to hire foreign employees. The two rules were about – significantly hiking wages and restricting eligibility norms.
The US issues up to 85,000 H-1B visas each year. Usually, they’re issued for three years and then renewable.Most of the nearly 600,000 H-1B visa holders are from India and China.
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First Published: Thu, December 03 2020. 11:56 IST