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Foreign Workers Do Fill Critical Needs in U.S. STEM Labor Market

Written by on May 22, 2014 in Business, Economics, Myths with 0 Comments
Foreign Workers Do Fill Critical Needs in U.S. STEM Labor Market

The debate around whether there exists a scarcity of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) workers is heating up once again. The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) released a new report claiming there is not, in fact, a STEM worker “shortage” in the U.S., and therefore no need to invite in high-skilled foreign-born workers. The [...]

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Immigrants are Key Driver of U.S. Talent and Economic Competitiveness

Immigrants are Key Driver of U.S. Talent and Economic Competitiveness

U.S. workers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields have been important contributors to American innovation, job creation, rising incomes, and global economic competitiveness throughout the years. And not surprisingly, immigrants have played a critical role in American innovation through STEM fields and all parts of the U.S. economy. A new report by Gordon [...]

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The U.S. Economy Still Needs High-Skilled Immigrant Workers

Written by on December 7, 2012 in Business, Economics, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Reform, Visas with 0 Comments
The U.S. Economy Still Needs High-Skilled Immigrant Workers

With the U.S. economy in the midst of a prolonged slump, it’s hard to believe that a labor shortage exists anywhere in the country. But that is precisely the case when it comes to the high-tech industries which depend upon highly skilled scientists and engineers. The United States has long faced a dilemma in this [...]

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U.S. Losing High-Skilled Workers to Australia, Canada, and China, Report Says

U.S. Losing High-Skilled Workers to Australia, Canada, and China, Report Says

By Shelby Pasell  “As our competitors press ahead with strategic policies suited to a global century, how much longer can America afford to drift with an immigration regime built in 1965?” This is the question addressed in recent report by the Partnership for a New American Economy and The Partnership for New York City. According [...]

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New Report Finds that Immigration Creates U.S. Jobs

Written by on January 5, 2012 in Business, Economics, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Reform, Visas with 3 Comments
New Report Finds that Immigration Creates U.S. Jobs

Immigration creates jobs for native-born Americans. That is the fundamental finding of a new study from the American Enterprise Institute and the Partnership For A New American Economy, entitled Immigration and American Jobs. The study—authored by Madeline Zavodny, a professor of economics at Agnes Scott College—reinforces the findings of numerous other studies which have demonstrated [...]

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Report Debunks Myth that High-Skilled Immigrants Steal American Jobs

Written by on November 28, 2011 in Business, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Restrictionists with 1 Comment
Report Debunks Myth that High-Skilled Immigrants Steal American Jobs

It is an article of faith among anti-immigrant activists that immigration results in fewer jobs and lower wages for native-born workers. For instance, the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) recently released a report in which it claims that native-born workers with science and engineering (S&E) degrees are being driven en masse into non-S&E occupations [...]

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