Skip to content
Subscriber Only
Opinion
Andy Mukherjee

Indian Tech Need Not Fear Trump

Tougher U.S. immigration won't hobble software companies if they can boost revenue per worker.

It's that time in the U.S. presidential election cycle when outsourcing turns into  "ouchsourcing," and Indian tech companies have to start lobbying in Washington to save their coveted H-1B visa entitlements.

This has been a tradition since at least 2004, when John Kerry's campaign promised to punish "Benedict Arnold CEOs" who destroy American jobs by hiring cheaper Indian techies.