The goal: More Americans in high-paying jobs.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service this week announced some changes to the visa program for highly-skilled foreigners who fill U.S. jobs in technology, science, engineering and other fields. These changes are supposed to make the process of applying for H-1B work permits easier. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The Department of Homeland Security has announced plans to reverse an Obama administration immigration rule. This one applies to the spouses of H-1B visa holders. The H1-B, you may recall, goes to skilled workers, often in the tech sector. The Obama administration gave the OK for the spouses of some of these skilled workers to […]
Since 2015 the U.S. has received close to 500,000 H1B visa applications. Only a third have been granted.
Not much is know about the incoming administration's plans for the tech industry.