Month: July 2020

Jobs will move to Canada if U.S. immigration policies don’t change, Duolingo CEO says

TORONTO — The company behind a popular language-learning app will move jobs from the United States to Canada if American immigration policies do not change, its CEO says. “Unfortunately, if the US policies against (extremely qualified) immigration continue, we’ll be forced to move jobs (and inspiration) to Toronto,” Duolingo CEO and co-founder Luis von Ahn said …

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After H-1B ban, Silicon Valley startups look to Canada for engineering talent

Several Silicon Valley start-ups may shift part of their engineering teams to Canada following the suspension of H-1B and other non-immigrant work permits in the United States till December 31. The shift, which has gradually been happening over the last few years, will speed up after the visa suspension, said Avi Bharadwaj, Principal, Innovation Endeavors, …

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