H-1B visa woes: Nasscom says new US executive order based on misperceptions, misinformation
Industry body Nasscom on Tuesday said US President Donald Trump's executive order against hiring H-1B visa holders for federal contracts "appears to have been made based on misperceptions, and misinformation".In a statement, Nasscom said that as the world opens up post-COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdowns, it is important for the US to be able to access talent critical to the recovery phase.
This move is expected to be a setback to Indian IT professionals. (Image: Shutterstock)
Trump signs executive order against hiring H-1B visa holders for federal contracts
Measures that restrict access to talent will slow down the recovery phase of the US economy, jobs, innovation, and research and development, it cautioned.