#Trump’s immigration policies are forcing #SiliconValley to play by the rules

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Facing uncertainty about their prospects for working in the U.S. and wary of exposing themselves and their families to complications with their immigration status, some tech workers are choosing to put any plans to change jobs on hold, recruiters say.

Workers trying to game the system are worried.  President Trump’s actions against immigrants are “not just a temporary thing,” said Mathew Caldwell, a longtime tech industry recruiter and founder of Talent Remastered and Rocket Power, an executive search and consulting firm.

“They’re worried that this is a deeper-seated issue,” he said. “If you look at the deeper motivation on this, this is the first shot across the bow.”

They wouldn’t be worried if they followed the law in the first place.

Read the whole story in the San Francisco Chronicle

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