The mad rush for H-1B visa seems to be dying down

“The gold rush for the most sought-after American work visa appears to be losing pace.

On April 06, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it had reached the congressionally-mandated cap of 65,000 visas in the regular category. However, the federal agency was still determining whether it has “received a sufficient number of petitions to meet the 20,000 H-1B visas in the US advanced degree exemption, known as the master’s cap.”

This means the H-1B caps are filling up slower than earlier. By the same time last year and the year before, the upper limit had been breached.

The fewer applications this year can be attributed to the overall hostile environment for working immigrants under the Donald Trump administration, experts say”.

Hostile? Hostile is India Inc’s middle name. Except they’re outright hostile to American workers.

What goes around, comes around, as they say.

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