Frederick County’s immigration policies have no impact on business, by Katherine Heerbrandt
Poll: Most Americans think Arizona immigration law is "about right"
(CBS News) As the Supreme Court weighs a decision on Arizona's controversial immigration law this summer, a new CBS News/New York Times poll shows that more than half of Americans see the law as "about right."
Software Raises Bar for Hiring
By DAVID WESSEL
In an essay in this newspaper last fall, Peter Cappelli, a professor of management and human resources at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, challenged the oft-heard complaint from employers that they can't find good workers with the right skills. "The real culprits are the employers themselves," he asserted.
DENVER -- Of the many conflicts on immigration, there is at least one broad agreement: Both President Barack Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney have said the legal visa process, particularly for high-skilled workers and foreign-born graduates with advanced degrees, should be made easier.
But to a few groups that message is concerning, and they are increasing their advertising in an attempt to combat it.
American universities are increasingly admitting international students, but because of immigration laws, those students largely return to their home countries and contribute to those economies instead of staying in the U.S.
Now, the nation’s top university leaders have called on President Barack Obama and Congress to reform those rules and encourage the best international students to stay in the U.S. to create jobs here.
Foreign inventors dominate patents awarded to top research universities More than 76 percent of the patents awarded to the nation’s top 10 research universities last year had a foreign-born scientist listed as an inventor. That’s according to the Partnership for a New American Economy, which analyzed 1,500 patents awarded in 2011 to the top 10 patent-producing universities in the U.S.