H-1B visa: Half of Wipro's US staff are Americans after 3,000 hired in FY17

Wipro Ltd, the country's third-largest software services exporter, said on Wednesday that more than half its workforce in the United States consists of locals after it hired more than 1,600 people in the last six months.

The statement comes as US President Donald Trump has asked federal agencies to review a visa program that Indian IT firms such as Wipro use to fly engineers to the United States to service clients. A tighter visa regime could force Indian IT companies to step up local hiring in their biggest market, potentially.....

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