Arun Jaitley may take up H-1B visa issue with US experts

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By PTI | Published: April 19 2017 05:33 PM

Jaitley may take up H-1B visa issue with US experts
Jaitley may take up H-1B visa issue with US experts

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today showed that he would take up the visa issue with the US experts amid his visit to America.

“These (IT industry issues) are matters of discourse with the fitting experts there. When I do examine and get an open door, I will tell you,” he told columnists when asked whether he would take up the worries of the Indian IT part with the US administration.

The Indian IT industry has communicated genuine worries over the US government moving towards fixing the standards for allow of H-1B visa, for the most part utilized by local IT experts for here and now work.

US President Donald Trump has marked an official request for fixing the principles of the H-1B visa program to stop its “manhandle” and guarantee that the visas are given to the “mostskilled or most generously compensated” applicants.

Jaitley is leaving today around evening time on a five-day visit to the United States to go to the Spring Meetings of the World Bank and IMF and additionally consultations of G20 countries.

Amid his stay in Washington and New York, he will hold gatherings with American CEOs and institutional and benefits finance financial specialists, where he will pitch India as a great venture goal.

The back pastor is additionally slated to hold a meeting with the US Treasury Secretary.

India has consistently hailed its worries over fixing of the visa administration in the US which focuses on the development of experts especially in the IT segment.

The H-1B visa is a non-foreigner visa that permits US organizations to utilize remote laborers in claim to fame occupations that require hypothetical or specialized ability in particular fields. Indian innovation organizations rely on upon it to contract a huge number of workers every year for their US operations.

The US showcase represents around 60 for each penny of the income of the Indian IT industry.

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