Global firms prefer Indian techies despite US visa issues

first_imgDespite rising visa barriers, global firms prefer to hire Indian techies in the US due to a shortage of skills in North America, said IT industry apex body Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar on Wednesday.Global firms continue to find India suitable for talent and skilled workers in the US where there is an acute shortage of skills and despite stringent rules in granting H-1B visas for foreign employees,” Chandrashekhar told BTVi in an interview.With the visa process to the US becoming stricter, it had become difficult for companies to send workers from India and the recent tax changes had also made it more expensive to offshore the work from US, he added. Read it at Business Standard Related Itemslast_img read more