With US Visas in Short Supply, Tech Moves to Mexico
Adios, Silicon Valley. With a clampdown on H1-B skilled worker visas roiling tech firms around the world, some are taking drastic steps — like relocating. Many American tech services companies — and foreign enterprises with U.S. offices — say they’re doubling down on operations in Mexico. Meanwhile, south-of-the-border states like Jalisco are moving quickly to lure companies southward with promises of quick work visas, hoping President Trump’s crackdown on immigration may have inadvertently caused a gold rush for Mexican workers.