Our Skilled Immigration System Needs a Complete Overhaul


The United States used to be the magnet for the world's best and brightest, but the current cap on high-skilled visas deters foreign entrepreneurs, students and investors from starting businesses here. Last year, international university students and their families contributed almost $30 billion to the U.S. economy, but America's outdated immigration policies forced many of them to leave the country after graduation. 
 
The bipartisan Immigration Innovation Act of 2015 (I-Squared) addresses our nation's shortage of high-skilled workers by increasing the number of high-skilled visas. Urge your senators to co-sponsor I-Squared, a bill which will continue our nation's leadership in tech innovation.




 

 
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Read president and CEO of CEA Gary Shapiro’s most recent op-ed on skilled immigration reform
 
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