The current immigration policies surrounding tech workers in the United States are stringent. Many top engineers are moving to Canada due to the uncertainty of their long-term status in the United States. Canada, on the other hand, is currently far more welcoming to top engineering talent. The Canadian government places top engineering talent on a fast track to long-term residency in Canada. Should the United States be doing the same? 10x Management co-founder Michael Solomon sat down with NBC News to discuss his thoughts on the issue, arguing that losing tech talent is ultimately bad for innovation in the United States. Michael has shared his thoughts before with Techonomy on the subject of immigration and tech talent.
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