New Immigration Rules Will Help the U.S. Economy

While campaigning for the White House, then-candidate Joe Biden promised to “modernize America’s immigration system” because he recognized the country was not “taking advantage of America’s ability to attract the best and brightest workers in the world.” While Biden’s broader immigration agenda has largely stalled in Congress, a recent announcement has made good on his […]

Outdated Immigration Policies Are Impeding Economic Growth

According to a recent Politico report, U.S businesses have expressed deep concern that outdated and broken immigration laws are “holding them back” from recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.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 […]

H-1B Workers are Needed to Temporarily Fill the Domestic STEM Shortfall

With the economy still reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are growing calls to ease competition in the labor market by restricting immigration. But these policies overlook the fact that highly educated foreign graduates from U.S. universities act as a stopgap for a shortage of American STEM graduates. Before taking aim at H-1B visa workers, Capitol Hill […]

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 […]

End Caps on Skilled Labor

This week, we’ve learned that that the White House is gearing up for a major fall immigration initiative. Simultaneously, we hear rumors brewing about the GOP working on an equally momentous immigration bill of its own. While the details on both are still a bit fuzzy, there’s no getting around the fact that any comprehensive […]