To secure its supply chains and boost employment, the U.S. is pushing to bring home advanced semiconductor manufacturing. But President Trump is considering immigration restrictions that could sabotage those efforts—and cost American jobs.
On May 15, the administration scored a victory in its efforts to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign computer-chip production. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., one of the world’s largest chip manufacturers, announced plans to build a new $12 billion factory in Arizona. Intel is also considering new facilities in the U.S., and government officials are trying to entice Samsung to do the same.
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