(OPINION) The Biden Administration Needs to Change Course on Green Cards Before It’s Too Late

The Biden administration failed to issue many of the immigrant visas—more commonly known as green cards—that were allotted last year for immigrants who have been sponsored by a U.S. employer or family member. Statistics released by the State Department indicate that 66,781 visas for employment-based immigrants and 141,430 visas for family-based immigrants went unused in […]

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(OPINION) Incentivizing U.S. Workers Won’t ‘Come Anywhere Close’ to Solving the Skilled Nursing Facility Labor Crisis

The intersection of nursing home staffing and immigration has long been a conversation among operators before and during the pandemic, becoming even more pressing as industry leaders clamor to provide solutions to a historic workforce shortage. Incentivizing U.S. workers to take long-term care jobs won’t “come anywhere close” to filling the need the industry is […]

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(OPINION) The H-1B Visa Lottery and America’s Bad Immigration Law

U.S. immigration law has become so inadequate that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will reject up to 82% of the H-1B registrations for high-skilled foreign nationals submitted in the most recent H-1B lottery, according to the latest government data. In contrast, there is no numerical limit on high-skilled temporary visas in Canada under the […]

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(OPINION) The labor shortage is a demographic and immigration problem, the chief global strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management says

Speeding up immigration could be a way out of the labor shortage. That’s according to David Kelly, the chief global strategist of JPMorgan’s asset management division. “If we sped up the immigration of people based particularly on work skills and work demand, if we increased the number of people who were allowed to immigrate into […]

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(OPINION) Senators say they’re interested in bipartisan immigration plan; here are some suggestions

Sens. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) plan to bring together a group of senators interested in trying to revive immigration discussions after the April recess. They “want to sit at a table and ask members who have immigration, bipartisan immigration bills, to come and propose those bills to us and see if we can build a […]

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