Indian tech graduates fear U.S. H-1B visa curbs may shut them out


Ayush Suvalka has a lot going for him. He’s about to graduate from one of the best engineering colleges in India and has already secured a job with the Bangalore branch of JPMorgan (JPM).

The 21-year-old computer science student isn’t planning to spend his career in India’s version of Silicon Valley. He hopes the big American investment bank will move him to its U.S. headquarters after a few years.

“It’s always been America because the companies, all the big companies, are there,” Suvalka said. “The life there is… really amazing.”

President Trump and his desire to put “America First” could throw a wrench in those plans.

Related: Tech industry braces for Trump’s visa reform

The Trump administration is looking to make changes to a host of visa programs, including restricting the H-1B visa that allows thousands of Indian techies to work in the U.S.

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