The new quarantine: H1B visas

Last week Donald Trump suspended H1B visa applications for foreign workers, freeing up around 525,000 jobs for American workers, according to Reuters. This created some fierce opposition from tech companies.

Why?

Because they’re the largest employers of H1B visa holders. Here’s a breakdown from Revelio Labs in their latest newsletter.

What kinds of jobs do these applicants occupy? Mostly tech and math, which makes sense.

I wonder what this says about the US education system, or perhaps our expensive workers…