Over 7 lakh techie face deportation due to H-1B visa tweak – This is Anand Mahindra’s message
New Delhi: The proposed US Invoice — Defend and Develop American Jobs – suggesting tweaks in H-1B visa –essentially the most wanted amongst Indian IT professionals – could trigger an estimated deportation of 500,000-750,000 H-1B visa holders.
Nonetheless, the soothing message from Mahindra and Mahindra Chairman Anand Mahindra could calm panicked gripped IT professionals.
Reacting to the speculated deportation IT professionals on the backdrop of a doable H-1B visa tweak, the Mahindra Chairman stated that if that occurs, then he would say “welcome”.
If that occurs, then I say ‘Swagatam, Welcome Dwelling.’ You’re coming again in time to assist India Rise… https://t.co/HD2rhHRxJq
— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) January three, 2018
The invoice proposes new restrictions to stop abuse and misuse of H-1B visas. It tightens the definition of visa- dependent corporations, and imposes contemporary restrictions by way of minimal wage and motion of expertise.
Other than prescribing larger minimal wages, the Invoice locations the onus on purchasers that they are going to certify that the visa holder isn’t displacing an present worker for a tenure of 5-6 years.
The Invoice proposes to lift the minimal wage considerably to about USD 100,000 if the corporate must be exempted from the labour certification necessities.
Additionally, the consumer deploying the H-1B visa employee must certify that no American employee can be displaced for the 5-6 12 months interval.
The software program companies supplier must notify the US authorities if the consumer has displaced a employee, an obligation that’s unprecedented.