Indian IT professionals to benefit as Biden lets Trump era H-1B visa bans expire
U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday let the ban on foreign workers visa, in particular H-1B, lapse as the notification issued by his predecessor Donald Trump expired, a move which is likely to benefiU.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday let the ban on foreign workers visa, in particular H-1B, lapse as the notification issued by his predecessor Donald Trump expired, a move which is likely to benefit thousands of Indian IT professionals. Amidst a national lockdown and the COVID-19 crisis, Mr. Trump in June last year issued a proclamation that suspended entry to the U.S. of applicants for several temporary or “non-immigrant” visa categories, including H-1B, arguing that these visas presented a risk to the U.S. labour market during the economic recovery. On December 31, Mr. Trump extended the order to March 31, 2021, noting that an extension was warranted as the pandemic continued to disrupt American’s lives, and high levels of unemployment and job loss were still presenting serious economic challenges to workers across the U.S.
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