“Why The Tech Industry Needs Immigration Reform Now” (PolicyMic)

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.


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