New Ad: Shredding Opportunity

July 31, 2014

Texas farmer Bernie Thiel has had to destroy acres of his own crops because he’s been unable to find the workers he needs to harvest. When this happens, Bernie is not the only one impacted – additional jobs are lost down the supply chain and American families are let down at their kitchen tables. Watch the…

Press Release: More Than Two Dozen New State Polls and New National Poll Show Broad and Crosscutting Support for Congress to Pass Immigration Reform This Year

July 9, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2014 CONTACTS Ryan Williams, Partnership for a New American Economy, rwilliams@fp1strategies.com Amanda DeBard, Business Roundtable, adebard@brt.org Matt Lavoie, National Association of Manufacturers, mlavoie@nam.org At least 84% of voters in each survey believe the immigration system is in need of fixing, and nearly 3 in 4 voters – and 2 in…

An Immigrant from Mexico Makes a Big Impact through Nanofiber Technology

June 17, 2014

Karen Lozano, the first Mexican national to earn an engineering PhD from Rice University, invented a spinning technology while working at UT-Pan American that could manufacture nanofibers 900 times faster than technologies currently on the market. That technology eventually was incorporated into FibeRio Technology Corporation, a firm that’s helping to revitalize the Rio Grande Valley…

New Report Shows Impact of H-1B Visa Denials on U.S. Economy

June 4, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2014 CONTACT Ryan Williams Partnership for a New American Economy rwilliams@fp1strategies.com New Report Shows H-1B Visa Denials Slowed U.S. Tech Sector Growth, Depressed Wage and Job Growth for U.S.-Born Workers Following Great Recession  2007 and 2008 H-1B Visa Denials in Cities Across the U.S. Cost U.S.-Born Workers Hundreds of Thousands…

Closing Economic Windows: How H-1B Visa Denials Cost U.S.-Born Tech Workers Jobs and Wages During the Great Recession

June 4, 2014

The Partnership for a New American Economy’s new report, Closing Economic Windows: How H-1B Visa Denials Cost U.S.-Born Tech Workers Jobs and Wages During the Great Recession, shows how existing H-1B visa lottery caps disproportionately hurt American-born tech workers by slowing job and wage growth in more than 200 metropolitan areas across the United States. H-1B visa…

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