After the Attacks, Tech Workers Face Challenges

October 17, 2001


On October 17, 2001, USA TODAY reported "Tech visa workers feel heat from attacks, layoffs." The article notes that "It's a tense time for...Asian and Middle Eastern workers in the United States on H-1B visas. They came in large numbers in recent years to fill high-tech jobs. Many came from India, and they are predominately Hindus. But tensions � already heightened in the workplace with massive tech industry layoffs � have risen since Sept. 11."