On late Friday night, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that fulfills his promise of a Muslim Ban.
The order suspends the entry of refugees to the United States for 120 days indefinitely for those from Syria and blocks visitors from seven predominantly Muslim nations: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen.
The stated intent of the ban is to implement a more rigorous screening process to protect the U.S. from possible terrorists.
Mark Zuckerberg and other tech leaders formed FWD.us a couple years ago to lobby for expanding the H-1B visa program for high-skilled workers.
But their concern is not limited to engineering talent.
According to the National Foundation for American Policy, 51% of U.S. tech startups valued at $1 billion or more have at least one immigrant founder.