Legal H-1B Visas Scrutinized By Trump Administration

Published: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 2:51pm
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The Trump administration has publicly focused on cracking down on undocumented immigration, but it has also taken steps to limit legal immigration.

That has specifically affected workers applying for H-1B visas, as the number of denials rose dramatically in the last quarter — as well as the number of requests for evidence.

Those are used to look more deeply into the efficacy of an application and can involve information on the H-1B petitioner or a past employer.

To talk about how the crackdown on H-1B has affect tech companies and Arizona, Stephen Zylstra, president and CEO of the Arizona Technology Council, joined The Show.

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