DHS Reforms To Attract And Retain Highly Skilled Immigrants

The President is deeply committed to fixing our broken immigration system so that it meets our 21st century national security and economic needs. As a part of comprehensive immigration reform, the President supports legislative measures that would attract and retain immigrants who create jobs and boost competitiveness here in the U.S., including creating a “Startup Visa,” strengthening the H-1B program, and “stapling” green cards to the diplomas of certain foreign-born graduates in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. Together these actions would help attract new businesses and new investment to the U.S. and ensure that the U.S. has the most skilled workforce in the world. In the meantime, the Obama Administration is working to make improvements in the areas where we can make a difference. [Read More]

By | 2014-06-16T16:39:08+00:00 January 31st, 2012|Categories: Immigration|Comments Off on DHS Reforms To Attract And Retain Highly Skilled Immigrants