After Former US President Donald Trump's notification of the ban of the HB-1 visa lapsed on March 31, President Joe Biden did not issue any further notification on the ban. As per reports in 'The Wall Street Journal', the White House will not renew the ban on visas. Meanwhile, Republican Senator Josh Hawley has urged the President to extend the ban in the country.
Courtesy: India .com
The United States has considered a move for delaying the formulation and calculation rules of the existing wages for H-1B visa holders and immigrant workers by 18 months. Proposed under 'Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,' the delay would give sufficient time to the government to frame legal polices. Further, it would urge officials to update system modifications within the stipulated time. However, the delay will lead to a reduction of … read-more
Courtesy: The Print
A proposal to renew the H-1B visa was put forward in the US' House of Representatives by Republican Congressmen Mo Brooks, Matt Gaetz, and Lance Gooden. Reportedly, the bill states a foreign worker won't be given H-1B visa unless the employer files an application with the Secretary of Labor. Brooks said, “The bill will require employers to pay any H1B workers a minimum amount of USD 110,000".
Courtesy: Indian Express
The US President Donald Trump on June 23 made a proclamation to suspend H-1B visas till the end of 2020, to come into effect from June 24. Trump stated that the impact of foreign workers on the United States labour market, causes unemployment for millions of Americans. CEO's of both Google and Apple not in favour of the proclamation, said they were "Disappointed".
Courtesy: The Indian Express