Memo #: 17-107
Date:       5/19/2017
Trump Administration Giving Scrutiny to H-1B Visa Program for Highly Skilled Foreign Workers

The H-1B visa program allows U.S. employers to use highly skilled foreign workers to fill positions where they canít find qualified U.S. workers. Critics of the program ó including the White House ó claim that it is subject to abuses that take jobs away from U.S. citizens. In the last few months, the Trump Administration has initiated several actions to address these alleged abuses.
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