WASHINGTON: Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump claimed that Indian students should not be kicked out of US as they are smart people and we need them.
He said “Whether we like that or not, they pay, et cetra, et cetra but we educate a lot of people, and Indians are very smart people. We need those people in the country.”
He claimed that the people who study here for years and wanted to stay in the country we should not kick them out.
He claimed that Indians study here and go back to their country where they set up companies and provide employment to many people.
He was talking about H-1B visa programme which allow thousands of Indian IT professionals to work in US companies.
Trump is famous for his anti-Muslim remarks.
Recently he claimed to close US borders for Muslims after his presidency campaign.
He also announces to deport Muslims.
Due to his controversial statement Muslims are targeted in crime violence including a majority of Muslim women.