President Donald Trump said on Monday that the move was necessary to help Americans who lost their jobs due to the current economic crisis. US President Donald Trump has announced the suspension of H1-B visa. This has shocked the IT professionals of the world including India. This suspension will be valid till the end of the year. According to Trump administration officials, this decision has been taken for the benefit of American workers.
With this announcement by Trump, Google CEO Sundar Pichai expressed their concern. He said he was disappointed with the government’s decision and would stand by the immigrants.
The announcement will take effect from June 24 and may have an impact on many Indian IT professionals and many American and Indian companies, which were issued H-1B visas by the US government for the financial year 2021 starting October 1.
What Is H1-B Visa
The H1-B visa is a non-migrant visa. Companies working in the US are given this visa to keep skilled employees who are lacking in the US. The validity of this visa is for six years. Due to the demand of American companies, Indian IT professionals get this visa the most.
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