The U.S. government is taking action that will likely increase the visa denial rates of H-1B programmers, a move that could help U.S. nationals, both in terms of wages and jobs.The U.S.

Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) wants programmers who offer skills that are specialized or unique.

That means firms seeking to hire programmers at entry-level wages may see their H-1B visa requests denied.[ Thinking of striking out on your own? Download InfoWorld’s 29 tips for succeeding as an independent developer for valuable guidance from a solo — and successful — solo programmer. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorld’s App Dev Report newsletter. ]
There’s a reason the U.S. doesn’t want entry-level visa workers.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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