Companies like Amazon have figured out that if they can’t import tech labor into US due to immigration policy gridlock, they may as well set up campuses overseas where the tech labor exists.
2. This multibillion dollar Amazon faculty could’ve been set up in the US instead but propaganda from local and national politicians and national immigration gridlock has ensured that India benefits again big time.
3. Of course, US consumers too will benefit via expedited and cheaper technology innovations that Amazon India will deliver but imagine if we had an immigration policy that would’ve allowed more Indian engineers to come to US and work here instead.
Amazon has invested billions in India, including to build the company’s largest campus in Hyderabad (where it launched in 2004), as it battles Walmart for India’s e-Commerce market that Morgan Stanley estimates will be worth $200 billion by 2027.
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