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The “America first” crowd should think twice before celebrating the drop in H-1B applications

Ananya Bhattacharya
The “America first” crowd should think twice before celebrating the drop in H-1B applications

Fewer foreign workers than before are trying to get over the wall into America this year. The total number of H-1B visa applications received by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) dipped for the first time in five years, numbering 199,000. That once again far exceeds the annual 85,000 cap of new H-1Bs that…