Tech sector in India, US hits out at Trump for suspension of H-1Bs

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 23 June 2020
The tech sector in both India and America has slammed US president Donald Trump’s decision to suspend H-1B and L-1 work visas. These visas are used extensively by Indian IT companies, as also US tech companies to recruit Indian talent, among others. A number of US tech CEOs, including Apple’s Tim Cook and Google’s Sundar Pichai, said immigration and consequent diversity contributed to American success

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