Companies like IBM use skilled international workers through the H-1B program. But under the Trump Administration, employers have had to jump through more hoops to make hires.

Under the Trump Administration, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has thrown sand in the gears of a program designed to provide high tech companies with the skilled labor they need. The intention from USCIS is to implement President Donald Trump's Buy American and Hire American executive order, but the effect for employers has been to make it more difficult to find qualified skilled labor.