Volume 95 Issue 17 | p. 13 | News of The Week
Issue Date: April 24, 2017 | Web Date: April 21, 2017

U.S. H-1B visas for chemistry jobs and institutions seeking them

These 10 institutions applied for the most visas for jobs with titles that include the word “chemist.”
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: policy, immigration, employment

President Donald J. Trump on April 18 directed federal agencies to revamp policies so H-1B visas are distributed on the basis of merit rather than through a lottery. This could be good news for highly trained chemists seeking jobs in the U.S. if the final changes end up expanding opportunities for scientists. Currently, U.S. companies seek H-1B visas for computer technology workers far more often than for any . . .

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