(OPINION) America Has an Innovation Problem. The H-1B visa backlog is making it worse.

Since the early 20th century, the US has been a world leader in innovation and technical progress. In recent decades, however, some experts have worried that the country’s performance on these fronts has been slowing, even stalling.

There are many possible explanations for this phenomenon, but one has seemed especially salient in recent years: an immigration system that discourages, and often turns away, the most highly skilled and talented foreign workers.

Miranda Dixon-Luinenberg, Vox, July 13, 2022
Read the Full Article