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In India, Anxiety Over Trump's Review Of H-1B Visas

India's high-tech industry is pushing back on President Trump's directive to "Hire American." On Tuesday Trump signed an executive order calling for a review of the H-1B visa program, which offers temporary work visas for up to six years to skilled immigrants.

Indians comprise the largest share of H-1B visa recipients. Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti gets the view from India with the BBC's South Asia correspondent, Justin Rowlatt (@BBCJustinR).

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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