The suspension of recent non-immigrant visas by the US is anticipated to learn the three lakh visa holders from India at present residing within the US, sources have informed NDTV amid issues over the Donald Trump authorities’s transfer yesterday to cease new staff from getting into the nation until the tip of this yr.
The class consists of H-1B, H-2B, L-1A, L-1B, J-1 visas and other people in search of entry on these visas into the US for the primary time between June 24 and December 31 will not be allowed, the US introduced yesterday.
Right this moment authorities sources informed NDTV that the brand new coverage will not influence the present H-1B visa-holding Indians within the US and should change into extra useful to them.
The US coverage, they mentioned, may end up in the scarcity of expert workforce and the present H-1B visa holding Indians can command greater remuneration and better remittances.
The contribution of non-immigrants have been invaluable for the US, research by a number of organisations — together with the Federal Reserve, Nationwide Academy of Sciences and Brookings Basis – have proven.
Nonetheless, in view of the rising unemployment and weak financial situations on account of coronavirus, the US would have anyway issued far fewer visas, so the proclamation can have restricted impact, sources mentioned.
The US coverage will even result in extra companies being diverted to India, sources mentioned, declaring that the brand new coverage will impose new challenges in absence of native expertise and outsourcing can be inevitable.
Sources additionally mentioned India will profit by the retention of the extremely expert people, who have been planning to go away for the US after receiving H-1B visas. These extremely expert people are in excessive demand in science and expertise sectors in India, and so they can straight contribute to India’s progress by staying again, sources mentioned.