Unemployment Rates in the Tech Industry Have Actually Decreased During COVID-19

President Trump is expected to halt H-1B visas this month, citing the large unemployment rate in the U.S. due to COVID-19.  However, in technology, which is the industry in which the vast majority of H-1B visa holders work, unemployment rates have actually decreased from 3% to 2.8%.  What will this statistic do to Trump’s plans?

Low Unemployment Rate In Tech Harms Trump H-1B Visa Plans

Trump administration efforts to impose new H-1B visa restrictions face a surprising obstacle – the low unemployment rate among professionals in computer occupations in the United States. 

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