Trump administration has suspended temporary work visa and H-IB for foreigners till the end of the year .This he did as an effort to stop immigrants from entering the country.
Top US official disclosed that the H-IB is temporary but is a permanent action that has been taken in other to reform the US visa system to a more merit-based standard.
The statement pointed out that new restriction has been exempted for medical workers especially those involved in the Covid19 care or research.
According to a statement issued by the government official,” The new visa restrictions through the end of the year will affect nearly 525,000 American Jobs.
The official also stressed that the H-1B visa freeze was temporary while the program is restructured, shifting from an annual lottery that feeds coders and other specialists to Silicon Valley to a system the gives priority to those foreign workers with the most value.
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