Indians are studying in US educational institutions should not be expelled from the country they are very smart people, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has said.
“Whether we like it or not, they pay, and so on and so forth, but we raise a lot, a lot of smart people. We need these people in the country,” Trump, 69, told Fox News in an interview about his views on legal immigration.
“They can not enter the country. You know, they go to Harvard, they are the first in their class, and they are from India, they returned to India, and they set up a company, and they make a fortune, and they employ lots of people, “he said.
“Many people want to stay in this country, and then want to do it. I think that everyone who passes through the college years in this country, we do not expel them from the day of graduation, which we do,” said Trump clarification its position on a specific aspect of the H-1B visas.
Trump has been widely accused in the “all or nothing” when it comes to immigrants.
There are about 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. They has been advocates scrapping the visa-free program of H-1B from the beginning of his campaign, as he believes that it is “very unfair” for American workers and the withdrawal of their jobs.
IT professionals from India and large Indian IT companies are the beneficiaries of H-1B, a non-immigrant visa in the US, which allows us to employers to hire temporary foreign workers in specialty occupations.