Zoe Lofgren

Correction: India-US-Tech Visas story

In a story Jan. 31 about H-1B visas, The Associated Press reported erroneously that proposed legislation could require more companies to prove that they have tried to hire U.S. workers before hiring foreign workers on H-1B visas. The change would actually force more companies to make a good faith effort to hire U.S. workers before considering foreign workers.

A corrected version of the story is below:

India IT stocks slip amid worries about stricter H-1B visas

The shares of top Indian IT companies are falling in response to news of proposed U.S. legislation that could make it harder for companies to replace American workers with those from countries like...