US Presidential Candidate Vivek Ramaswamy Proposes to Replace H-1B Visa System with Meritocracy

  • Ramaswamy, an Indian-origin Republican candidate, vows to replace H-1B visa’s lottery-based program with a meritocracy system.
  • The H-1B visa system is a key tool used by tech companies to hire foreign workers, with most recipients being Indian professionals.
  • Ramaswamy himself has used the H-1B visa system 29 times, but he insists on a system that focuses on skill-based contributions.
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