Our Shortsighted Stance on H-1B Visas

Zuckerman, Mortimer B.
April 2014
U.S. News Digital Weekly;4/11/2014, Vol. 6 Issue 15, p23
The author blames the too-restrictive U.S. immigration policy for the lost opportunities to generate jobs and improve the local economy. He criticizes the allocation of fewer H-1B visas that allow highly skilled foreigners to work in the U.S. for at least three years. He also highlights the views of Matthew Slaughter, former member of the Council of Economic Advisers, about the economic benefits of skilled immigration and the number of jobs created at companies that hire immigrants.


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