We have a hard time internally getting H1B transfers done or new H1Bs. Everything is spinning into RFEs from INS that make the process take months where it uses to take days. Throwing this additional removal of H4s will cause serious challenges to bay area companies. Also how many dual income households be impacted by this and be unable to service their mortgage…
This will benefit Toronto at our expense. Didn’t we see articles saying it’s creating tons of tech jobs? Wonder how much is due to SV companies setting shops there to take advantage of more reasonable immigration policies.
it may be they have gone from 70 something percent in 2017 to 100 percent in 2018? my hires in 2017 were straight forward. This year the people I have had to hire or renew are being throw in legal limbo. Know of cases where people’s visa runs out because of the ping - pong of RFEs so we have to place them on leave till we get the H1 renewed.
We should be welcoming the high tech workers who earn a lot and pay a lot in taxes. Especially if they attended a US university. It’s stupid to educate people then send them back home to compete against the US. I work pretty closely with 3 people who came to the US for their MBA and stayed after. That’s exactly the type of talent we want here. All 3 worked for big US companies in their home country before moving to the US.
This just shows Trump really hates all types of immigration from places other than white Europe. Many people try to split hair on legal vs illegal. but at the end both types are much tightened under Trump.