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03.10.2017   |   Firm News

Anton Mertens in Atlanta Journal-Constitution on How H-1B May be Affected Under the Trump Administration

In an article published on March 9, 2017 in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Anton Mertens provides insight to how the Trump administration could affect the H-1B Program, particularly in Atlanta. Mertens explains that his corporate clients are not undercutting Americans when they use the H-1B to import software engineers and programmers, often with esoteric expertise. “These are skills you can’t find so easily here,” Mertens said. “If it is restricted, we’d lose some competitiveness with the rest of the world. There’d be a loss of jobs.”

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