India: Worries Grow About Obama Outsourcing Policies

After a decade of outsourcing helped transform India into much of the world's back office, Indians are worried that President Obama's new Administration—and the slowdown in the global economy—will cast a shadow over one of the fastest-growing sectors of their economy. Obama's $787 billion stimulus plan will make it increasingly difficult for U.S. companies receiving bailout money to hire foreigners on temporary work permits known as H-1B visas. The budget the President recently presented may also make it harder for U.S. companies that send jobs overseas to receive tax benefits.

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