date icon June 22, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Administration’s Proclamation Suspending The Entry Of High-Skilled Visa Holders

Washington, DC – IA issued the following statement from IA Director of Social Impact Sean Perryman in response to the administration’s proclamation suspending the entry of high-skilled visa holders until the end of the year: 

“IA condemns the administration’s latest executive order that will limit the number of high-skilled foreign workers from entering the country through the end of the year. The diverse and accomplished H-1B visa holders in the U.S. create American jobs and help our economy grow. All industries benefit from a visa system that allows U.S. companies to attract the best and brightest no matter where they’re from.”

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