Trump’s visa ban has technology companies worried

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US President Donald Trump is shown in shadow with his hands outstretch and the Washington Monument in the background.

US President Donald Trump talks to reporters before boarding Marine One helicopter from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, June 23, 2020.

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US President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order targeting several visa programs for foreign workers, including programs US tech companies rely on to hire highly skilled foreign workers. Experts say changes to the H-1B and other programs will push those workers, and potential innovation, to other parts of the world. And, the Lebanese economy is tanking, which has put tens of thousands of domestic workers in a tough situation. Also, a new exhibit at Spain's Cervantes Institute looks at some of the most important — but largely ignored — women writers of Spain's 16th and 17th centuries.

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