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Survivor: High-Skilled Legal Immigration

Sharon Nir | Posted 04.08.2016 | Politics
Sharon Nir

On April 1, 2016, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services launched a new season of the hit reality show Survivor: High-Skilled Immigration via the H-1B visa program. Being a lucky survivor I have a duty to voice my concerns about the show's future.

Three Ways to Fill High-Skilled Jobs

Laura Shaw | Posted 06.27.2014 | Business
Laura Shaw

The high-wage jobs found in industries like aerospace, defense and bioscience require high-skilled employees, and there are simply not enough qualified people who can apply for and fill the positions.

America's Immigrants: Finding Worth Beyond Skill

James Witte | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics
James Witte

Have we re-written the motto on the Statue of Liberty, replacing "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.." with "Give me your energetic, your highly skilled, distinctive elites seeking to maximize their current market value..."?

If We Do Not Fix Immigration, Canada May Solve the Problem for Us

Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D.

As Canada illustrates, if we choose to continue to restrict high skill immigration, other nations are more than happy to welcome those workers, with it being our loss.

How Immigration Reform Helps Undocumented Immigrants Jump the Queue

Dinkar Jain | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Dinkar Jain

Under the proposed bill, an undocumented immigrant who entered the U.S. in December 2011 will have more economic rights than an MIT engineer who enter...

Answering the Call to Fix the Skills Gap

Cheryl Oldham | Posted 04.09.2013 | College
Cheryl Oldham

Our nation answered the call of the Industrial Revolution. We answered the call of the "Sputnik Moment." But we've been a "Nation At Risk" for decades now, and have yet to act accordingly.

Elise Foley

From Drones To Dreamers: Most Important Aspects Of Immigration Framework | Elise Foley | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan working group in the Senate will publicly unveil its immigration reform framework on Monday. The text, though, is already o...

Elise Foley

Immigrants, Businesses Face Cap On High-Skilled Worker Visas | Elise Foley | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Many companies looking to hire high-skilled workers from overseas are out of luck after the government reached a cap on one visa categor...