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Canada opens doors to Asian tech talent fleeing Trump's US

Visa headaches dim the American dream and kindle interest in openings elsewhere

The U.S.'s northern neighbor is pitching to attract more Asian tech employees.   © Reuters

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Just days after Donald Trump issued an executive order suspending new work visas issuances for the rest of the year, his counterpart to the north was rolling out the welcome mat to foreign talent.

"If you don't want to go to the [U.S.], come to us, we will take you," Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told audiences of the online Collision tech conference last month.

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