Indian professionals welcome, says US
She said Indians are the greatest beneficiaries of both L-1 visa and B-1/H-1 visa programmes of America. India has warned that it proposes to seek consultations with the US under WTO rules against the latter`s visa fee hike, which discriminates Indian software companies against American firms.
"I`ve heard that there is something out there, but I haven`t heard that there is an affirmative decision by the Indian government on this front. We did have a good and thorough discussion, in the context of the Secretary`s visit there, of these visa issues," Nuland added. Meanwhile in India, Minister of State for External Affairs E Ahamed said in Parliament that the government is in dialogue with the US and Canada for facilitation of movement of people, professionals and business travellers.