February 24, 2014
“Some claim that bringing in more highly-skilled immigrants will take coveted tech jobs from U.S. citizens. However, a Georgetown University study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation reveals that there is actually a shortage of STEM graduates in U.S. tech firms that could reach over 200,000 in number by 2018. Without foreign-born STEM-educated employees, firms may look to relocating outside of the U.S. entirely.
Furthermore, foreign-born entrepreneurs are vital for job growth in America.”
Read more of this story by Laura Franta-Abdalla here.