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February 23, 2018

US makes H1-B visa approval more strict

Trump admin arms immigration officials to outright reject H-1B applications

Trump administration announced new visa policy, empowers the US Citizenship and Immigration Services to issue H-1B visas to an employee only for the period for which he or she has worked at a third-party worksite.New policy is part of Trump’s ‘Buy American and Hire American Executive Order’ and the directive to protect the interests of US workers.IT companies of India, which are among the major beneficiaries of H-1B visas, has a significant number of its employees deployed at third-party worksites. A significant number of American banking, travel and commercial services depend on on-site IT workers from India to get their job done.