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US tech giants criticise Trump’s decision to suspend work visas




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California [US], June 23 (ANI): US President Donald Trump’s decision to suspend H1B and different work visas, has sparked criticism from know-how giants within the nation.

Taking to twitter, Google CEO Sundar Pichai stated, “Immigration has contributed immensely to America’s economic success, making it a global leader in tech, and also Google the company it is today. Disappointed by today’s proclamation – we’ll continue to stand with immigrants and work to expand opportunity for all.”

“This proclamation undermines America’s greatest economic asset: its diversity. People from all over the world come here to join our labor force, pay taxes, and contribute to our global competitiveness on the world stage,” Twitter Inc. tweeted.

Microsoft president Brad Smith stated the timing of Trump’s decision was unhealthy, and added that immigrants have been enjoying an essential position presently of disaster.

“Now is not the time to cut our nation off from the world’s talent or create uncertainty and anxiety. Immigrants play a vital role at our company and support our country’s critical infrastructure. They are contributing to this country at a time when we need them most,” he tweeted.

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The White House, earlier within the day, introduced that the restrictions have been put in place to guarantee American staff get first precedence because the nation begins recovering from the financial results of the coronavirus pandemic.

The order freezes new H1-B and H-4 visas, utilized by know-how staff and their households, in addition to L visas for intracompany transfers and most J visas for work- and study-abroad applications, together with au pairs, by means of the tip of the 12 months.

The issuance of latest inexperienced playing cards may also stay halted by means of the tip of the 12 months.

The motion may also pause some H2-B visas for seasonal staff, with an exception for these within the food-processing business. (ANI)



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