Health Care Takes Center Stage in Battle for Congress During Pandemic
Sunday, 12 July 2020 As the Trump administration pushes forward on dismantling the Affordable Care Act, Democrats are pressing their advantage on an issue that is becoming a chief focus of campaign advertising.
Indo-American and a practicing physician from Delhi AIIMS, Suresh Chandra Gupta said that he believes policies of Biden-Harris administration will be pro India and emigration and it will lead to a lot of goodwill by Indian American. "Indian American who have been here for years and now they are uncertain of their future. They may have to go back to India because of the policies of this (Trump) administration with no fault of those who came here they studied here and suppose to stay here and now if they have to go back its going to be big problem for them. I think policies of Biden and Harris administration will be pro India pro emigration and it will lead to a lot of goodwill by Indian American for this ticket," said Gupta on US Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden's Vice Presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris.
The Trump administration has relaxed some rules for H-1B visas holders. They have been allowed to enter the United States if returning to same jobs they had prior to the proclamation of the visa ban. Dependents (spouses and children) will also be allowed to travel along with primary visa holders, said the US Department of State advisory. The Trump administration also allowed travel by technical specialists, senior-level managers, other workers who hold H-1B visas as their travel is necessary to facilitate the economic recovery of the US. The administration also allowed travel of visa holders who are working as public health or healthcare professional, or researcher to alleviate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, or to conduct ongoing medical research in an area with a substantial public health benefit. Earlier on June 22, US President Donald Trump had signed a proclamation, banning the entry of workers in several key non-immigrant visa categories including H-1B. Trump had argued that they eat into American jobs during Covid pandemic. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.
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