This article was published by InfoWorld on April 21, 2017 and features commentary from Reaz Jafri.
The executive order on H-1B visas that President Trump signed this week was loudly trumpeted as a win for American workers. In reality, his “Buy American and Hire American” directive was more PR than policy. The real fight over H-1B hasn’t even begun.
As a candidate, Trump vowed to kill the H-1B visa program with “no exceptions.” His order instead calls on the Department of Labor, Department of Homeland Security, and the State Department to submit a list of suggested reforms that would curb abuse of the system.
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