A new report looks at U.S. immigration policies, compares them to Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Singapore, and the UK, and says changes are needed to keep America from falling being in the global battle over skilled employees.
The PDF comes from a group called the “Partnership for a New American Economy,” whose leaders include New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The group says the U.S. needs more young workers, and more science-math-technology types. It suggests, among other things, awarding more visas to graduates in science and math; awarding more green cards based on the needs of the American economy; and letting companies and local governments hire more people from overseas. More here.