Tech worker visas face uncertain future under Trump, Sessions

Donald Trump sits with U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) at Trump Tower in ManhattanBy Stephen Nellis SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The main U.S. visa program for technology workers could face renewed scrutiny under President-elect Donald Trump and his proposed Attorney General, Senator Jeff Sessions, a long-time critic of the skilled-worker program. H-1B visas admit 65,000 workers and another 20,000 graduate student workers each year. Sessions, however, has long sought to curtail the program and introduced legislation last year aiming to make the visas less available to large outsourcing companies such as Infosys.

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