How the Proposed Legistation for H1b and L1 Visa is Going to Impact IT Industry?

outsourcing-itH1b visa was introduced to help create American jobs. But, the critics say that under current law,  an outsourcing company can use American workers to train H-1B guest-workers, fire the American workers and outsource the H-1B workers to a foreign country where they will do the same job for a much lower wage. But, U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) recently introduced “The H-1B and L-1 Visa Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act of 2007″ that can be applied if implemented to give priority to US workers and  crack down on unscrupulous employers who deprive qualified Americans of high-skill jobs. The proposed legislation may impact bigger companies who have more than 50% guest workers.

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