Trump allows relaxations in H-1B visas
Published : Aug 13, 2020, 10:32 am IST
Updated : Aug 13, 2020, 10:32 am IST
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Trump Administration has announced certain exemptions in H-1B and L-1 travel ban for those continuing employment with the same employer.

Washington: In a move that could help Indian IT professionals and those working in the healthcare sector, the Trump Administration has announced certain exemptions in H-1B and L-1 travel ban for those continuing employment with the same employer.

H-1B visaH-1B visaThe exemptions to the June 22 Presidential Proclamation 10052, commonly referred to as the H-1B or L-1 Travel Ban, also includes the family members of the H-1B, L-1 and certain categories of J1 visas.

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President Donald Trump, in his June proclamation, banned the entry into the US of workers in several key non-immigrant visa categories, including the H-1B, arguing that they eat into American jobs during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The State Department, which issued the revised travel advisory, said that the exemptions have been given under national interest category.

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In its advisory, the State Department said that H-1B and L-1 visas can now be issued for employees who are seeking to resume ongoing employment in the United States in the same position with the same employer and visa classification.

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