‘Dramatic increase’ in number of H1B visas being held up, claims Compete America
There has been a dramatic increase in the number of H-1B visas being held up, a coalition of American employers representing top IT companies such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft have said, alleging that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is acting outside of its own regulations. US technology companies depend on the H1B visa to employ tens of thousands of foreign workers each year from countries such as India and China. “We have observed three changes in H-1B adjudication practices under the current administration that seem to permeate most of the increased H-1B adjudication inconsistencies experienced by employers,”…
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