US may double H1-B visa quota

An increase in the number of H1-B visas, largely used by Indian IT professionals, is among the potential provisions in an immigration bill being discussed in the US Senate. The number of H1-B visas may be doubled to 115,000 a year from the present 65,000.

education Updated: Mar 14, 2006 13:27 IST
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First Published: Mar 14, 2006 12:50 IST