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Immigration Innovation

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To stay on top in innovation, the United States needs an immigration reform that makes it easier for scientists and technology developers to come and stay in the country, according to a Business Week article posted earlier today.

The article goes…

Immigration Reform: Not So Fast

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Although our political class  concedes our immigration system is broken, nothing changes. The reason is simple: All politics is local. Politicians, although supposed public servants, look to their own future first – that is, getting reelected.

The sad reality is that voting Americans too often are convinced that new immigrants…

Immigrants Boost The Housing Market

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A new research from the Americas Society/Council of the Americas and the Partnership for a New American Economy explains how the 40 million immigrants residing in the United States added $3.7 trillion to the housing wealth between 1970 and 2010.

This report…

Immigration Impact

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Do you really understand how much of an impact immigrants have made in the United States? A new report by Gordon Hanson (University of California,San Diego)and Matthew Slaughter (Dartmouth) describes three critical areas that have been dramatically enhanced due to immigrants working in the U.S.

Talent impacts overall competitiveness:

“Talent –…

Major Provisions of the Senate Immigration Bill

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The U.S. Senate voted 68-32 to pass the historic immigration bill on Thursday and now the bill will move on to the House of Representatives.

This bill will allow 11 million undocumented people to be put on the path to citizenship, and will dramatically increase the number of H-1B visas…

A Huge Victory For Our Country

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Yesterday was a historic day for California and for the entire country! The Supreme Court struck down the federal law that defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman. To add icing on the cake, the Supreme Court also repealed the Defense of Marriage Act (commonly…

Breaking Down The Immigration Bill

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You’ve probably seen many updates about the immigration bill covered on the news lately. And, while news stations are supposed to be impartial, there has been a lot of misguided information out there about what the immigration bill really is designed to do. So, in order to help you…