Microsoft wants 20,000 more H1B visas, green cards

Subscribe to Freshers Jobs

Search 1000’s of local Job Postings ! Increase your chances to get your dream job.

Welcome to FreshersPlane, FreshersPlane Provide you latest Job Notifications , Career Opportunities, Government Jobs Information,

Don't forget to subscribe to email notifications to get all latest jobs directly to your email daily. We post more than 1000+ jobs every week.So,

Microsoft is pushing for legislation in the US to get 20,000 supplementary H-1B visas to be allocated for foreign personnel with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills. Along with that, it wants the US Congress to reallocate 20,000 green cards for workers with these skills.

Brad Smith, Microsoft’s general counsel & executive vice president, legal & corporate affairs proposed these two reforms in a bog post yesterday. This is the company’s plan to tackle the problem of lack of skilled American workers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

In his post, Smith stated: “First, Congress should create a new, supplemental category with 20,000 visas annually for STEM skills that are in short supply. In addition, Congress should take advantage of prior unused green cards by making a supplemental allocation of 20,000 new green card slots for workers with STEM skills.”

Microsoft has proposed that the company’s which use the H-1B visas from this supplementary pool should pay $10,000 for each employee who gets the visa, while green card approval will entail a fee of $15,000 on the company’s part. Smith said, “We believe this approach could raise up to $500 million per year – or $5 billion over a decade.” He said that the amount could be divided between states where STEM education is most needed.



Find the Latest Jobs in our site for freshers , experience .List of walkings , fresher jobs, latest jobs,Govt Jobs, Sarkari Naukri for all engineering branches, all graduates,
Apply for all jobs mentioned in our site.

This proposal is a step towards fixing the skill gap problem that US companies face. Microsoft itself has 3,400 vacancies for engineers, developers and researchers, an increase of 34% over last year. Smith said unless corrective measures are taken, technology jobs, not only of Microsoft but other companies’ as well, can move away from the US.

Comments

comments

Updated: April 6, 2017 — 9:41 AM

Freshersplane is online web Platform working for graduates with aim is to to make the career searching task simpler and easier by providing them information about jobs which are relevant to them. Job Search, Latest Jobs, Government Jobs, Results

Powered by Indian Servers Competitive Exams Syllabus Colleges List TCS Next Step

Latest Fresher Recruitments 2014 , 2015, 2016, 2017

Latest Govt Jobs

List of Government Jobs

AIIMS Recruitment ICAR Recruitment NIT Recruitment
ANU Recruitment ICMR Recruitment ONGC Recruitment 2017
AP Police Jobs IIPM Recruitment OPELIP Jobs 2017
AP Transco Recruitment IIt Kharagpur Ordnance Factory Recruitment
Army jobs Government Jobs in Tamil Nadu Indian Oil Recruitment
BECIL Recruitment Indian Oil Corporation Limited recruitment Railway Recruitment Board
BEL Recruitment 2017 Government Jobs in Telangana Rajya Sabha Recruitment
BHEL Recruitment Indian Post Office Recruitment RGAVP Recruitment
 Balmer Lawrie ITPO Recruitment RNTCP Recruitment 2017
bpcl recruitment VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital Recruitment satara zp recruitment 2017
BPRD Recruitment KSRTC Recruitment SCTIMST Recruitment
Cement Corporation of India (CCI) Recruitment 2017 Madras Fertilizers Limited Recruitment Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) Recruitment 2017
coal india recruitment 2017 MDL Recruitment SSB Recruitment
Cochin Shipyard Recruitment Mizoram PSC Recruitment 2017 SSC Recruitment
CPCL Recruitment Government Jobs in AP Tata Institute of Social Sciences
CRIS Recruitment MSU Baroda Tata Memorial Centre Recruitment
Delhi University Recruitment UCMS TNAU Recruitment 2017
DRDO Recruitment NABARD Recruitment TNPSC Recruitment 2017
ECHS Recruiment Navy jobs TSCAB Recruitment 2017
fci recruitment NCRTC Recruitment TSPSC Recruitment
Goa Shipyard Recruitment New India Assurance Company Ltd. Recruitment 2017 AP Govt Jobs
GPSC Recruitment NHIDCL UIIC Recruitment
HAL Recruitment NHM UKPSC Recruitment 2017
LIC Housing Recruitment NIELIT Recruitment UPSC Recruitment
HRTC Recruitment NIRT Recruitment 2017 uttarakhand gov jobs
VSSC Recruitment Telangana Govt Jobs Vizag steel plant  Recruitment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

5 × 2 =

Freshers Plane - 2017, 2016 and 2015 Freshers Job updates | Freshersplane Jobs | 2016 Freshers Job Updates | Freshersplane.com © 2017 Frontier Theme