Facing immigration whip, Silicon Valley rethinks dreams


Before the election, Nicole Manion and her boss joked about whether a Donald Trump victory would mean she’d have to leave her tech job in Seattle and go home to Toronto. The ribbing has stopped.

The future of Manion, an analyst for a marketing-software company, is suddenly in jeopardy. She works in the US on a special visa for Canadians and Mexicans that owes its existence to NAFTA, the continental free-trade deal the president-elect has threatened to “rip up”. “To move here was always a dream of mine,”.....

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