Revealed eight:18 AM EST Jan 11, 2019
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Friday that his administration modified into once planning an overhaul of U.S. policies for distinctiveness visa holders from other countries working in the United States.
“H1-B holders in the United States can relaxation assured that adjustments are soon coming which is ready to bring every simplicity and certainty to your discontinue, including a doable path to citizenship,” Trump tweeted.
He did no longer supply specifics.
Whereas Trump said “we are looking out for to wait on talented and extremely professional participants to pursue career choices in the U.S.,” critics had been concerned that he might well strive to crack down on the assortment of extremely professional workers coming into the U.S. Nonetheless, his Friday tweets quick he modified into once weighing policies that can also very neatly be extra obedient to such workers.
Administration officers had been working at overhauling a assortment of immigration tips, including the H-1B work-visa program that skills firms and others exercise to bring high international engineering skills into the United States.
Trump brought up adjustments to the H1-B system in the midst of a partial authorities shutdown caused by his requires for a security wall alongside the U.S.-Mexico border.