The latest news on the immigration front is the serious concern expressed by the CEOs of the large American companies. Under the Trump’s America, the lives of immigrants are unstable. With immigration rules so unstable and economic growth uncertain, the companies can all but express their concerns. Earlier this year, the Silicon Valley giants – Microsoft, Apple, facebook, Google and other came together to express their concern for the future of the H1B visa immigrants working in the companies.
“As the federal government undertakes its legitimate review of immigration rules, it must avoid making changes that disrupt the lives of thousands of law-abiding and skilled employees, and that inflict substantial harm on U.S. competitiveness,” the CEOs said in a letter. Part of the Business Roundtable (a lobbying group), the CEOs asked the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to make right decision for the spouses of the H1B immigrants. Earlier the spouses had the choice of working in the country, this right is soon to be revoked by the immigration services. Many immigrants are looking for best immigration attorney in NYC to help them get over the new problems.
“At a time when the number of job vacancies are reaching historic highs due to labor shortages, now is not the time restrict access to talent,” the letter added.
What is H-1B visa?
Under the H1B visa, the immigrants with special skills and talents are employed by the companies in the country. To be a H1B immigrant, the visa holder needs to have specialized knowledge or skill. The immigrants who apply under H1B are generally scientists, engineers, coders or programmers. However, the fashion models can also file H1B visa.
The eligibility for the H1B visa is quite strict. The visa is only issued for the skilled and knowledgeable people and thus only limited number of people are eligible. The visa requires the immigrants to prove their skills in the form of theoretical as well as practical knowledge. The immigrant also needs to have minimum of bachelor degree in the field of work.
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