How the American Dream Is Souring for Many Indian IT Workers | In the News

Ten years after he first entered the United States, Amit Sharma (name changed) is watching his American dream come to an end. The software engineer for a large technology outsourcer went to America in June 2009 on a coveted H-1B visa to work onsite with a large energy utility, expecting to spend perhaps three years on this assignment.

“The immigration climate has worsened,” says Peter Bendor-Samuel, CEO of Everest Group, a leading outsourcing advisory. “The current administration has not only restricted the number of H-1Bs, (but) also dramatically increased scrutiny of the applications process.”

Read more in Economic Times

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