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Topic - Vivek Wadhwa
For the last several years the immigration debate in Washington has been much like America’s immigration system itself – disorganized, vague and without clear borders. Fortunately, it seems like we’re starting to make progress. Thanks in part to President Obama’s State of the Union address and the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearings on Feb. 13, more Americans and lawmakers are becoming aware of our broken immigration system and are evaluating ways to enact change.
In his inaugural address two weeks ago, President Obama said, "Our journey is not complete until bright young students and engineers are enlisted in our workforce rather than expelled from our country."
In his inaugural address two weeks ago, President Obama said, “Our journey is not complete…until bright young students and engineers are enlisted in our workforce rather than expelled from our country.” One way to make this vision a reality is via the Startup Act 2.0.
The Obama administration's top immigration official says his agency is working to attract and keep more foreign-born high-tech entrepreneurs who are seeking to start companies in the U.S., a move he hopes will help the nation retain its edge in an increasingly competitive global economy.
The debate on the pros and cons of off-shoring jobs mirrors a long-standing debate within the tech industry about the need to recruit foreign workers to fill jobs in the U.S.
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“The decisions we make on immigration will either facilitate this [economic] rebound or trip up the entrepreneurs who are working to make it happen,” said witness Vivek Wadhwa, a researcher at Duke University.
Almost every technological advancement you can think of, whether it be computer advancement, manufacturing, robotics, digital medicine, education technology or DNA sequencing – all have come with foreign-born workers leading the charge, Mr. Wadhwa said.