US immigration bill to increase H1B visa by the Economic Times

US immigration bill to increase H1B visa by the Economic Times

The comprehensive immigration reform bill drafted by a group of eight bipartisan Senators, known as the Gang of Eight, seeks to balance provisions on immigration sought by both Republicans and Democrats. The bill proposes an increase in the number of H-1B visas, while imposing heightened restrictions that could be a "death knell" for Indian-American IT firms.