US President Against Attempts To Scrap H-1B Programme

New York: | Updated: Sep 25 2003, 05:30am hrs
Observing that the H-1B visa progra-mme is important to US, President George W Bush has said that he is opposed to the efforts to scrap the programme, under which thousands of Indian information technology experts have been brought to the US.

The H-1B programme is important to the US. I understand the current cap is approximately 200,000, and I will seek to maintain a strong H-1B programme, Mr Bush was quoted as saying by India Abroad newspaper.