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‘Countering H1B norms tightening an option’

The looming threat to Indian information technology (IT) firms in the form of the new US administration tightening its H1B visa rules could possibly be countered by the Indian government “in kind” if the need arises, government officials said, adding that the Centre could consider the option of reciprocating by stiffening conditions for American companies operating here. “India First and America First can work together, they can complement each other,” a senior government official said, referring to US President Donald Trump’s rhetoric on protection of local jobs in the North American country. “Among leading Indian IT companies are American companies that are working in India. A collective call will have to be taken for (a response to the US increasing visa restrictions). As I see it, American companies themselves will pressurise them,” the official said. […]

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‘Countering H1B norms tightening an option’