USA president Donald Trump is not losing any chance to dig problems for Indians. The new visa bill proposed by the US Congress has made a bad impact which is clearly appearing large over Indian IT industry. As per the new regulations for H-1B visa, the tech giant of India, Infosys, has decided not to apply any sort of work visas for employees at the junior level.

infosys to abolish H-1B visa

The junior level includes the employees having less than 4 years of experience, particularly of level-3, including Systems Engineer and Senior Systems Engineer. Rather, they would look to deploy new staff for onsite jobs or get H-1B for senior employees.

Also read: Donald Trump Target Spouses Of H-1B Visa Holders From Working, It Could Be About To Get A Lot Worse

This is not the only problem, the other worrying factor is an increase in minimum wage for H-1B visa holder which is USD130,000. Other big IT companies like TCS, Accenture, Wipro, Capgemini et al would now work on bringing up some prerequisites for an H1-B visa within the company.

Apart from Infosys, every other domestic company in India is suffering this major setback nowadays. If the problem continues for a longer time, there is a chance that most of the companies would lay off 2-3% o the workforce. Whereas, one of the leading IT companies Cognizant is expected to fire around 6000 employees as part of this year’s appraisal.

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