US: Trump Administration to Suspend H-1B Visa to Move To Merit-Based Immigration
June 23 , 2020
As per the White House officials, the United States President Donald Trump has directed his administration to "reform" the H-1B visa system and shift to merit-based immigration. Along with H-1B, a non-immigrant visa, the US has also suspended other work visas till the end of the year. The statement that was issued from White House says that Trump Administration will reform the immigration system to prioritise the highest - skilled workers to preserve American jobs. Under these new reforms, the administration will also close the gap that has permitted employers in the US to replace American workers with low-cost foreign labour.