Rubio, Trump slam H-1B visa regime

Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Marco Rubio both slammed the H-1B visa regime, popular among Indian techies, and called for ending the same at the debate in Miami
Rubio, Trump slam H-1B visa regime
Marco Rubio and Donald Trump at Miami debate


Trump said the H-1B visa programme he uses to employ highly-skilled foreign workers at his own businesses should end as it is “very unfair” for American workers and has been taking away their jobs. 
Florida Senator Marco Rubio even named Tata and India as part of his anti-H-1B rhetoric. They were responding to a question on foreign workers, in particular H-1B visas. Rubio said it is illegal under the H-1B programme to use it to replace American workers.  
“They are hiring a consulting company like Tata, for example, out of India. That company then hoards up all of these visas. They hire workers. Disney or some other company hires this company,” Rubio said. 
IT professionals from India and major Indian IT companies are major beneficiary of H-1B, a non-immigrant visa in the US which allows US employers to temporarily employ skilled foreign workers. 
Donald Trump also stuck to his controversial remarks of “Islam hates us”, drawing flak from his Republican rivals as they engaged in a show of civility in their latest face-off, with one of them warning the presidential frontrunner of consequences of such statements.

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