In a recent wave outrage and condemnations about immigration ban the tech community fails to grasp significance of this wake up call – it’s time for US to grow its own tech talent locally. An executive order to change the worker visa program in a way that would make it more expensive to hire foreign talent can come any day. America’s largest companies spend about $5 Bln annually on HR software to recruit and manage workers according to Human Resources (HR) Software Market Analysis, yet they fail to invest in growing talent locally.
America’s largest tech companies are the top 50 employers of foreign tech workers, living and working in the U.S. on H-1B visas:
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