Sushma Swaraj Flags H-1B Visas To US Congressional Delegation, Refer To It As ‘Strong Concern’

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The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that enables United States business to use foreign employees in speciality professions.

All India|Press Trust of India|Updated: October 23, 2017

Sushma Swaraj looked for bipartisan assistance for H-1B visas in a meeting with the United States Congressional Delegation.

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today flagged the H-1B visa problem as a “strong Concern” throughout a conference with a going to United States Congressional delegation and looked for bipartisan assistance for it.

The 9-member United States congressional delegation from your home committee on area, science and innovation is led by its chairman Lamar Smith, ministry representative Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

” Swaraj flagged the problem of H-1B visa as a strong issue and looked for bipartisan Congressional assistance for the very same,” he stated in a series of tweets.

Sushma Swaraj had earlier brought the problem up with United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson throughout their very first bilateral conference last month.

During his current  visit to the United States, Financing Minister Arun Jaitley had actually likewise raised the concern throughout his conferences, and had actually stated “those originating from India on H-1B visas are high worth specialists, who contribute exceptionally to the United States economy. They are not prohibited financial immigrants, about whom there is issues in the United States. They come here lawfully.”

The United States needs to choose properly while taking a decision on its visa policy, he had actually asserted.

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that enables United States business to use foreign employees in speciality professions. It is primarily demanded by Indian IT specialists.

Premium processing of H-1B visas was briefly suspended in April due to a big rush of brand-new applications, however it resumed previously this month.

Ms Swaraj likewise invited the strong desire of the delegation to reinforce cooperation in tactical, financial, science and innovation, and space sectors.

She admired the favorable function of the United States Congress in establishing India-US tactical relations, Kumar tweeted.

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