US: H-1B selection system to prioritise higher earners

Miriam Feldblum, executive director of the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, disputes that H-1B visa holders are taking jobs from US nationals, adding that visa holders predominately work in sectors with low unemployment (as of November 2020, unemployment in computer occupations was 2.3% compared to 6.5% in all other occupations).

She further said that the Alliance had been in communication with the Biden transition team about their opposition to the proposed rules.

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