Many say that H-1B visa is being abused by the American employers. There are has been massive campaign against the usage of H-1B visa, in the eve of presidential elections in the United States; critics say that American workers are laid-off to bring cheap labor from the third world countries.
The fact is that it is Not True; American Corporations pay high wages for foreign employees working under H-1B visa category. They fill the skill shortage area of the United States and make valuable contribution to the US economy.
Indian Tech conglomerates are sending huge number of skilled professionals to the United States using H-1B visas.
The United States Immigration in the month of April 2016 received 2, 30,000 applications for the 85,000 H-1B visas. There is great demand for tech professionals in the United States, every year the demand is increasing.
India is one of the biggest sources of skilled workers to the United States. Over 70 percent of H-1B visas are granted to Indian workers on H-1B visas.
The United States economy is in dire need of skilled workers, to fill the skill gaps the young English-educated tech Indians professionals largely work in US tech companies.
The Indian origin businesses employ over 45,000 people and made contributions worth $1.5 billion to US exports. Providing employment in knowledge economies is not that easy; Indian firms are doing it.
The recent row over H-1B and L-1 Visa categories visa fee hiked by the US Government forced Indian Government to move to World Trade Organization on the row.
Despite the visa fee hike, the number of applications received is three fold, the CISCO founder even supported India’s move and assured that he encourages talent coming to the United States.
Almost all the states in United States require skilled professionals who can work in American Corporations. According to the official sources data, United States will need over one million skilled workers by 2018, even if Mr.Trump becomes the president of the United States, he will not introduce laws that contain skilled immigrants.
The United States of America is the dream of foreign nationals who love to study, work and settle there.