H-1B should attract best talent: US Homeland Secretary
Friday, December 21, 2018, 8:37 AM
The US should select the "very best" among the applicants under the H-1B visas, the Trump administration told lawmakers Thursday, asserting that it was determined to ensure that the temporary work permits, most sought by Indian IT companies, do not harm domestic workers. The technology companies depend on it to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China.
US proposes changes to H1B visas
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 12:57 PM
The Trump administration proposed major changes to the H-1B application process with the aim of awarding the visa to the most skilled and highest paid foreign workers. Under the new rule, the USCIS would also reverse the order by which it selects H-1B petitions under the H-1B cap and the advanced degree exemption.