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The H-1B ban is misguided, minimal impact on Indian IT in short term: Nasscom chairman Pravin Rao

The H-1B ban is misguided, minimal impact on Indian IT in short term: Nasscom chairman Pravin Rao
The H-1B ban is misguided, minimal impact on Indian IT in short term: Nasscom chairman Pravin Rao
Rao said that there is expected to be very little short term impact of the US government's move.

Synopsis

Rao said that the US government move of suspending the non-immigrant visas, especially the H-1B, is “misguided” and without any “logic”.

Despite the unemployment rate in the tech sector falling below 3% and most global technology giants telling the US government that suspending the non-immigrant visas especially the H-1B will hurt the economy, the Donald Trump administration has gone ahead with its plans, said Nasscom Chairman UB Pravin Rao. In an interview to Surabhi Agarwal and Raghu Krishnan, Rao said that the move is “misguided” and without any “logic”. Rao, who is also the
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