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Immigration provisions in COMPETES Act aren’t about competitiveness

By Jeremy Beck

Immigration provisions in COMPETES Act are about money, not competitiveness Lisa’s blog about the House’s COMPETES Act touched a nerve with Alan Tonelson: As explained by NumbersUSA analyst Lisa Irving, this legislation “allows for an unlimited number of green cards for citizens of foreign countries seeking permanent U.S. residency who hold a U.S. doctorate degree, … Continued

Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act Only ‘Fair’ for a Handful of Countries

By Chris Chmielenski

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 1044, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act, 365-to-65. While the bill’s title includes the word “fair”, the bill, should it become law, would all but eliminate employment-based green cards for nationals from all but a handful of countries. The House passed the bill despite massive resistance from high-tech … Continued