Facebook could be gutted by Trump’s visa crack-down


Facebook could be the most vulnerable to US President Donald Trump’s expected crackdown on guest worker visas.

According to a Reuters analysis of US Labour Department filings more than 15 percent of Facebook’s US employees in 2016 used a temporary work visa making it a an H-1B “dependent” company.

That is much worse than Alphabet, Google, Apple, Amazon or Microsoft. This could cause major problems for Facebook if Trump or Congress decide to make the H-1B program more restrictive, as the president and some Republican lawmakers have threatened to do.


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