Exclusive: U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules – sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, widening the two countries’ row over tariffs and trade. FILE PHOTO: A man holds the flags of India and the U.S. while people take part in the 35th India Day Parade in New York August 16, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo The plan to restrict the popular H-1B visa program, under which skilled foreign workers are brought to the United States each year, comes

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