New rules may bring 'false H-1B demand'


Late last week, U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, (R-Texas), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said, at a press briefing, that he would support doubling the H-1B cap.

He has not introduced a bill yet to do so, but has previously .

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