Texas looms large as high-skilled visa destination

Published: 04/16/2018

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Over 50,000 well-paid workers from other countries received H-1B visas to live temporarily in three of Texas’ largest metro areas between 2010 and 2016.

But the administration wants to cut the supply, something President Donald Trump stressed when he signed a “Buy American, Hire American,” order to “ensure that American labor is hired to do the job,” Trump said.

With more than 38,000 H-1B holders, College Station towers over other Texas metro areas such as Austin/Round Rock and Dallas/Fort Worth/Arlington, as well as the rest of the U.S. in H-1B approval ratios: 32 H-1B approvals per 100 workers, according to a recent report from the nonpartisan Pew Research Center.

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