Not even in power for three weeks, Donald Trump is causing chaos in the United States with rapid changes. Changes that are directly affecting the US tech industry. Google saw almost 200 of its employees falling under the immigration ban that was declared for a number of Muslim countries. Other companies like Apple, Microsoft and Uber also feel the impact of this discriminating new policy.
US tech executives are raising their voices to express their concerns about where America is heading and they have every reason to do so. After all, the US tech industry wouldn’t exist without foreign workers. Silicon Valley is one of the most diverse working environments in the United States, with talented people from all over the world contributing to the development of technologies which disrupt industries. Tech companies in the Valley are now fearing that the struggle for qualified workers will become tougher and tougher.