- Director of Immigration Law and Policy Research
Daniel Costa Featured in Mercury News
After recent rule change by the Biden administration, foreign workers under an H-1B visa will have to wait until 2023 for a boost in the minimum wage. This rule has proved to be quite controversial. One area of controversy is that "companies would be allowed to set H-1B wages based on purchased survey data rather than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics wage estimates". Daniel Costa takes issue with this, claiming that allowing companies to set wages based on private estimates is an attempt at permitting companies to set lower wages.
To understand the H-1B controversy in greater detail, read the article here.