A group of Chinese graduates throw their hats into the sky after a commencement ceremony at Columbia University in New York, the United States on May 18, 2016. Photo: Xinhua A group of Chinese graduates throw their hats into the sky after a commencement ceremony at Columbia University in New York, the United States on May 18, 2016. Photo: Xinhua
A group of Chinese graduates throw their hats into the sky after a commencement ceremony at Columbia University in New York, the United States on May 18, 2016. Photo: Xinhua

Why tougher US visa rules for highly-skilled foreign workers could be America’s loss and China’s gain

  • H-1B visas are issued temporarily to highly educated immigrants who work in specialised occupations, such as technology or medicine
  • Trump’s new visa rules for foreign workers have seen denial rates rise and the technology sector squeezed when it comes to hiring overseas talent

Topic |   US-China tech war
A group of Chinese graduates throw their hats into the sky after a commencement ceremony at Columbia University in New York, the United States on May 18, 2016. Photo: Xinhua A group of Chinese graduates throw their hats into the sky after a commencement ceremony at Columbia University in New York, the United States on May 18, 2016. Photo: Xinhua
A group of Chinese graduates throw their hats into the sky after a commencement ceremony at Columbia University in New York, the United States on May 18, 2016. Photo: Xinhua
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