Outdated Immigration Policies Are Impeding Economic Growth

According to a recent Politico report, U.S businesses have expressed deep concern that outdated and broken immigration laws are “holding them back” from recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s Move America Forward (FWD), held a broadly similar assessment, contending that the U.S. needs to double immigration levels to remain globally competitive. Recognizing the importance of […]

Stricter H-1B Rules Do Not Help Consumers or the Economy

Established by the Immigration Act of 1990 (INA), the H-1B Visa was designed to allow American companies to temporarily hire foreign workers to fill specialty positions that could not be filled by domestic labor. The INA prioritized “aliens with extraordinary ability” as well as “professionals holding advanced degrees.” To protect American workers, the number of […]

Targeting H-1B Visas Won’t Help Fight COVID-19, But Will Delay Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a significant blow to America’s economy and countless Americans will be looking for jobs in the coming months. To ease competition in the labor force, four senators are pushing for a ban on certain temporary workers. But the plan would also block highly-educated workers from coming to America on H-1B visas. Rather […]