This news is of minor importance. Just be aware of the important happenings as immigration issue might hit India too.
This issue is important for prelims as well as mains as it has huge impact on India’s IT sector. Also take a look at visa types here.
Different kind of Visas are covered earlier. Do note them from Prelims point of view. This also forms a part of Indo-US relations.
Industry could take a $400-mn hit a year because of the hike.
PM Modi shared with U.S. President, the concerns of Indian IT industry on the proposed legislation in the U.S. Congress relating to popular H1B and L1 visas.
A large number of Indian IT professionals have been issued the visa over the years.