US President George W Bush’s reported comments on the US looking at the possibility of increasing the number of HI-B visas — granted to Indian professionals to work in the US — has received an enthusiastic response from Nasscom.

The Nasscom President, Mr Kiran Karnik, told Business Line, ” We welcome such an initiative. This step would be mutually beneficial to both the countries.” He said that last year the senate immigration Bill that dealt with the issue could not be converted into legislation due to problems of illegal immigrants.

Read More @ The Hindu Business Line January 27, 2007