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H-1B visa reform bill unveiled in US Senate

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Washington : A bipartisan legislation seeking reform of the popular H-1B visa programme and modifying wage requirements has been introduced in the Senate with an aim to check “abuse of the system”, a move that could have implications for the Indian techies working in America, reports PTI. This provision would crackdown on outsourcing firms that import large numbers of H-1B and L-1 workers for short training periods and then send these workers back to their home country to do the work of Americans, the Senators said. It explicitly prohibits replacement of American workers by H-1B or L-1 visa holders.

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Published on: Thursday, November 12, 2015, 12:42 AM IST
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