Bill seeking H-1B limits exemption for foreigners with US PhD introduced
WASHINGTON: A bill was reintroduced into the House of Representatives requesting it for people born abroad with a United States PhD in science, technology, engineering or mathematics from the limits of the number of green cards based on visas H-1B work and awarded each year.
Introduced by Congressmen Erik Paulsen and Mike Quigley, the Staple Act (High to Formed in America Doctors Leaving the Economy) is likely to benefit Indians as they constitute the largest number of students than a Ph.D. in the United States.
“It is not surprising that the brightest minds in the world come to the United States to continue their studies + and we must do everything possible so that the students who train and train here use what they learned to contribute to the economy of United States, “said Rep. Erik Paulsen.
“With thousands of highly skilled jobs, the basic law guarantees that American companies receive the talent they need. In grappant a green card or (a) a visa for their diplomas, these professionals can invent and innovate new discoveries that The growth of our economy, “Paulsen said.
Quigley, in his speech, said that if the United States were serious about boosting innovation, stimulating economic activity, and remaining competitive on the world market, the brightest minds in the world should be encouraged to study, work and stay in Their communities.
“We can not move our technology or our research if we continue to send people born abroad, but educated in the United States, students with advanced degrees,” he said.
Noting that H-1B visas are subject to annual ceilings are unfortunately less than the number needed to fill high-skilled jobs, the two lawmakers in a statement said that many studies have shown that the H-1B corresponds To one the increase of native citizens jobs.
“For example, a study of the American Enterprise Institute in 2011 revealed that another 100 foreign-born workers in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields with higher grades of American universities are associated with 262 additional jobs Among Native Americans, “they said.
Last month, US President Donald Trump signed an order to enforce the H-1B visa program rules to stop “visa abuse.”
Trump said that his administration will apply the “American cars” rule, designed to protect the jobs and wages of workers in the United States.
The executive order also called on the Departments of Labor, Justice, National Security and State to take action against fraud and abuse of our visa programs.