Conversely, the providers may also push more work offshore and try to eliminate U.S. jobs altogether. The offshore firms may rely more on robotic processes and artificial intelligence, he explained.
"Yes, they would likely hire more U.S. nationals, push more offshore, and accelerate automation efforts, but those would all be incremental modifications in the grand scheme of things," Rutchik said.
Top companies with new H-1B visas in FY 2015
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* IGATE was acquired by Capgemini in July, 2015. Combined, the two companies had 1,038 new applications approved.
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