Trump’s H-1B Reform Resolves Few Questions

David Rutchik, executive managing director, offers his take on the impacts of the “Buy American, Hire American” executive order in this article. Sample excerpt: “The order ‘clarifies [the administration’s] intent to act on some of their earlier statements,’ says David Rutchik, an executive managing director at Pace Harmon. ‘[But] the devil is in the details, of which we still have few at this point.’ If minimum compensation requirements for H-1B visas increase only for H1-B dependent employers, says Rutchik, the impact will be limited ‘because the Indian providers are already engaged in hiring initiatives within the U.S. and investing in programs to build the US talent pool of qualified resources.’”