- The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, accusing the company of reserving over 2,600 high-paying jobs for foreign workers with temporary work visas instead of hiring US residents.
- The lawsuit alleges that Facebook did not adequately advertise the positions before hiring foreign workers.
- Trump administration officials have said they would stop foreign workers from taking jobs away from Americans.
- The government blocked foreign H-1B holders from entering the country in June and proposed restrictions on H-1B visas in October.
- Tech companies like Facebook largely hire skilled foreign workers and have pushed back on Trump’s H-1B restrictions as being harmful to the US economy.
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The Department of Justice is suing Facebook, accusing the tech company