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WASHINGTON: The Trump management has no plans to cap H-1B paintings visas for nations that force international corporations to store information locally, the state division mentioned on Thursday.

Reuters reported on Wednesday that the United States had told India it was once taking into consideration limiting the H-1B visa programmes for countries with the information garage requirement. The H-1B programme problems US visas to skilled international staff.


US mulling 15% cap on H-1B visa for Indians

In a move that would widen the row over tariffs and business, the United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B paintings visas for countries that force international corporations to store information locally. India, which has disappointed companies reminiscent of Mastercard and irked the United States government with stringent new regulations on information garage, is the most important recipient of these brief visas.


"The Trump Administration has no plans to place caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally," a state division spokeswoman mentioned in a statement according to the Reuters article.

While an management's "Buy American Hire American" government order requires a wide assessment of US worker visa systems, together with the H-1B programme, it was once not centered at a specific country, the spokeswoman mentioned.

It is "completely separate from our ongoing discussions with India about the importance of ensuring the free flow of data across borders," the spokeswoman added.

Earlier on Thursday, India mentioned it was once in talks with the United States on H-1B visas, however international ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar told a news conference: "We have not heard anything officially from the US government" on capping such permits for Indians.


US secretary of state Mike Pompeo is scheduled to seek advice from New Delhi next week for talks that can include areas of disagreement between the two countries over business.


H-1B cap for India? It’s not easy and might need approval by means of US Congress, say mavens

According to a Reuters file, the United States is considering caps on H-1B paintings visas for countries that force international corporations to store information locally. A cap of 15% of the quota is being thought to be, for India. According to immigration legal professionals that TreadDailyNews spoke to, one of these move, by means of the United States executive, is prone to require Congress approval—US parliament—and cannot be offered at quick understand.


Two senior Indian officers told Reuters on Wednesday they'd been briefed closing week on a US plan to cap the number of H-1B visas given once a year to Indians at between 10% and 15% of the full number issued.


There is no country-specific restrict at the 85,000 H-1B paintings visas the United States problems every year, and an estimated 70% of them cross to Indians.

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