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Senator Demands Stricter Proof That Foreign Workers Needed for IT Services in U.S.

One of the U.S. Senate's leading critics of the H-1B visa program, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), is asking immigration officials to toughen their demands for evidence from companies hiring visa workers.

Grassley wants IT consulting companies that hire H-1B workers at third-party client sites to prove that there is work waiting for them. His position on such visas is of great importance to those software companies that say they need the expertise of foreign workers.

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One of the U.S. Senate's leading critics of the H-1B visa program, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), is asking immigration officials to toughen their demands for evidence from companies hiring visa workers.

Grassley wants IT consulting companies that hire H-1B workers at third-party client sites to prove that there is work waiting for them. His position on such visas is of great importance to those software companies that say they need the expertise of foreign workers.

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