(OPINION) Experts push Congress for more high-skilled immigrants to compete with China

More than five dozen experts, including former national security officials, are asking the House China Select Committee to address “immigration bottlenecks” for international science and engineering graduate students and workers, according to a copy of a letter viewed by Axios.

Why it matters: Both U.S. and Chinese leaders have highlighted global science and engineering talent as key to national security and economic growth.

The letter’s authors warn a talent gap is emerging between the two countries as China heavily invests in training advanced science and tech talent.

Alison Snyder & Sophia Cai, Adios, May 15, 2023
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