H-1B Visa Gets Cheaper As United States Fee Lapse

The discriminatory $2,000 H-1B fee mostly inflicted on Indian IT firms has now slipped by in a Republican majority US Congress. In the most recent couple of years the charges frequently called outsourcing fee has constrained Indian IT organizations to pay a large millions of dollars towards shielding the US-Mexican fringe from illegal migration. Indian firms had portrayed the fee on exceedingly qualified IT experts going to the US on a H-1B visa as ‘discriminatory’.

H-1B visas to get cheaper

The enactment as to a $2,000 fee on H-1B visas for companies having more than half of its employees overseas was received by the US Congress in 2010. Most principally at the case of lawmakers group drove by Senator Charles Schumer. The law passed on 10th August contains procurement to hike H-1B and L-1Visa fee for each application by $2,000 and $2,250 individual to qualify firm which mainly focused on Indian IT organizations. The span of law was stretched out from four to five years under James Zadroga 911 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 to give health care and monetary compensation to the firefighters and other first reactors who assisted in the consequence of the 911 attack.

Nasscom said Indian tech industry contributed an expected over $375 million amid this period to the US Treasury including assisting America with securing its fringes, stated reports released earlier month. In a recent interview, Nasscom president R Chandrashekhar portrayed the fee as unjustified. It had nothing to do with the IT industry. It was connected in an unfair way, which particularly focused on Indian companies he even included that he would welcome any move to dispense with the fee.