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TOP CHINESE STUDENTS SHUNNING US, CHOOSING CANADA
“There was a 17% drop in international students in the U.S. last year, mostly due to the 28% decline in Indian students and a 24% decline in Chinese students receiving visas.” –  Axios
BIG US TECH CONFERENCES CHOOSE CANADA OVER US
“Some of the biggest tech conferences, including Collision, Creative Commons and RightsCon, are being held in Canada instead of the U.S. this year, Financial Post reports, as Canada’s tech industry booms amid President Trump’s travel ban and tightening of foreign worker policies.” –  Axios
ENGINEERS LEAVING TRUMP’S US FOR CANADA

The long wait for green cards was bad enough. Antagonism toward immigrants is pushing skilled foreigners across the border.
AMAZON TO BRING THOUSANDS OF JOBS TO NEW VANCOUVER OFFICE

Amazon hasn’t made the location of HQ2 public but were in Vancouver this week to announce a 3,000 person office in downtown Vancouver.

About TrueNorth

New immigration rules are causing some of the most dynamic startups in the world to re-think where they house their current and future employees. TrueNorth is responding to this need and has emerged as a leading advocate for US firms who are looking for ways to ensure business continuity in the face of an uncertain immigration environment. TrueNorth has been covered internationally because of the work the organization is doing.

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The TrueNorth Team

TrueNorth was founded by serial technology entrepreneurs from Vancouver and Silicon Valley including Michael TippettScott RaferChristian Gammilland Kirsten Spoljaric.

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