Outdated Immigration Policies Are Impeding Economic Growth

According to a recent Politico report, U.S businesses have expressed deep concern that outdated and broken immigration laws are “holding them back” from recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.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