There is some support among employers to increase the cap on H-1B visas, allowing more foreign workers to be temporarily employed in the U.S., yet the majority remains opposed to issuing more of the visas.

Twenty-seven percent of employers support raising the cap on H-1B visas, with more than half of these employers expressing concerns over a widening talent gap. The majority, 73%, of employers oppose issuing more H-1B visas, citing the need to focus on training American-born workers instead of importing workers from other countries.

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