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Canada enticing skilled workers; U.S. visa restrictions havetech talent heading north; Canada to Silicon Valley s international talent: We want you

Aug 10, 2020 - The San Francisco Chronicle

The billboards loom over Highway 101 from San Francisco to San Jose. Emblazoned with Canada's red maple leaf emblem, they pose provocative questions: "What if my visa gets canceled? What if I lose my job and health insurance?"

The point, said Iain Klugman, CEO of Canada's Communitech, which sponsored the ad campaign, is to let Silicon Valley's skilled workers from overseas know there's a welcoming alternative for them north of the border. At a time when President Trump has clamped down on ...