Programmer and researcher: Tech-groups criticize Trumps Visa stop

The American President Donald Trump has halted the issuing of new visas for certain groups up to the end of the year. The ruling, which takes effect immediately

Programmer and researcher: Tech-groups criticize Trumps Visa stop

The American President Donald Trump has halted the issuing of new visas for certain groups up to the end of the year. The ruling, which takes effect immediately, applies to estimates of the government of 525.000 persons, including highly skilled programmers, computer professionals and scientists, who have found on H1B Visa in us companies and universities.

Winand von Petersdorff-Campen

Economics correspondent in Washington.

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executives and specialists from large corporations and international organizations, which should be treated in the United States are Affected. These fellow travelers come by the end of nationals could get work permits. Seasonal workers for amusement parks, Hotels, ski resorts, and for landscaping to get also in this year, no work permit. The restriction is evidently also Au pairs. The United States also in this year, no Green Cards, more and toughen the asylum law.

Trump reacts with these restrictions in a pandemic crisis, dramatic increase in the number of unemployed Alone, 17 million workers have lost their jobs in the leisure and hospitality industry, while the employer also requested the issuance of H2B visas, informed the White house. Visa for Au-pairs in the note of the government's aims are that young people have suffered in America, between 20 and 24 years of age particularly hard by the current crisis, with an unemployment rate of 23 percent.

Amazon: The endangered competitiveness

The new Visa regime will encounter fierce criticism of the technology companies. The CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai, spread via Twitter that he was disappointed with trump's proclamation. Immigration had boosted the economic success of the United States. Immigration had made the country the technology leader of the world and Google to the company that it is today. Pichai himself is born in India.

Amazon said in a statement that the government is threatening the competitiveness, by withholding qualified employees from America to enter and to contribute to the economic recovery of the country. The White house is building a "Not welcome"sign for foreign engineers, managers, doctors, nurses, and other workers, lamented the head of the American chamber of Commerce, Thomas Donohue.

the H1B visa restrictions, Indian specialists are concerned with, and have regularly won around two-thirds of the annually issued visas. A total of 85,000 visas a year, about 20,000 of which go to foreign graduates of American universities. Here, the concern is that fewer applicants from abroad may aspire to an American place of study is now growing.

Updated Date: 23 June 2020, 12:19

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