No lotteries now: Here's how Trump wants to change H-1B visa system1 min read . Updated: 23 Jun 2020, 08:23 AM IST
Under these reforms, the H-1B programme will prioritise those workers who are offered the highest wage
Just after ordering suspension of H-1B visas until the end of the year, US President Donald Trump directed his administration to “reform" the H-1B visa system and move in the direction of merit-based immigration. The Trump administration is proposing a new way of awarding of 85,000 H-1B visas, awarding them by highest salary instead of by lottery. Indians are the single largest group of H1-B visa-holders accounting for nearly 74% of the work visas.
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