A new report by the Information Technology Industry Council, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Partnership for a New American Economy shows low unemployment rates in STEM occupations, reaffirming that foreign born workers with advanced degrees complement United States STEM workers.
The Partnership responds to the passage of the STEM Jobs Act, which would keep more of the world's top science, technology, engineering and math ("STEM") minds here in America.
New Report Shows Economic Benefits of Passing the DREAM Act
October 1, 2012
The Center for American Progress and the Partnership for a New American Economy have released a new study, “The Economic Benefits of Passing the DREAM Act.” This new study finds that the passage of the DREAM Act would add $329 billion to the U.S. economy and create 1.4 million new jobs by 2030, a significant boost to our nation’s fiscal health.
Statement from Partnership for a New American Economy on Senate and House Introduction of Four Bills to Give Green Cards to Foreign Students Earning Advanced STEM Degrees
September 17, 2012
The Partnership commends the introduction of four bills that would keep more of the world's top science, technology, engineering and math ("STEM") minds here in America.
More Than 150 University Presidents and Chancellors From All 50 States Sign Letter to the President and Congress Supporting Visa Reform
September 13, 2012
University presidents and chancellors with a combined student body of over 4 million students and a total endowment of over $240 billion support visa reform.
Open For Business: How Immigrants Are Driving Small Business Creation In The United States
August 14, 2012 - A new report from The Partnership finds that immigrants started 28% of all new U.S. businesses in 2011, despite accounting for just 12.9% of the U.S. population.
New Report Highlights the Significant and Growing Impact of Immigrant Entrepreneurs on New Business Generation and the Creation of American Jobs
August 14, 2012
The latest report from the Partnership for a New American Economy shows that immigrants are becoming increasingly likely to start a business – responsible for 28 percent of new U.S. businesses in 2011 – as the rate of new business generation among the native-born declines.
The Economics and Politics of Immigration – Upcoming Forums in Boston and Chicago
August 10, 2012
Upcoming forums in Boston and Chicago on August 14 held by Partnership for a New American Economy co-chairs Mayor Michael Bloomberg and News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch and former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley will feature wide-ranging discussions on the role of immigrants in the American economy and the fractured political debate that has prevented immigration reform legislation from passing.
Patent Pending: How Immigrants are Reinventing the American Economy
June 26, 2012 - A new report from The Partnership finds that more than three out of every four patents at the top 10 patent-producing US universities (76%) had at least one foreign-born inventor.
University Leaders Urge Washington to Move on Immigration Reform
June 26, 2012 - More than 100 university presidents and chancellors sent a letter to President Obama and leaders in Congress urging action on immigration reform.
Virtual Immigration Marchers Head to Washington
February 26, 2013 - ABC News-Univision
A coalition of business and tech leaders that includes New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and AOL co-founder Steve Case is backing the "March for Innovation," a virtual march on Washington that will likely take place sometime later this spring.
Virtual March Will Push for Immigration Changes
February 26, 2013 - New York Times
High-tech leaders including the former heads of AOL and Mozilla are organizing a “virtual march for immigration reform” aimed at pressing lawmakers to enact sweeping changes to immigration laws.
Entrepreneurs building momentum, changing tactic in pursuit of immigration reform
February 25, 2013 - Washington Post
A collection of entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders are launching the latest assault on Monday, building what they hope will grow into a large, online army of immigration lobbyists to take part later this spring in a “virtual march” on Washington.
The Virtual March on Washington for Immigration
February 25, 2013 - Wall Street Journal
This is the year when immigration reform might happen, but leaders in the technology industry distrust politicians enough not to take chances. A group of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists is launching a "virtual march on Washington. They will be using the Internet and social media to argue for making the U.S. more welcoming of skilled workers.
Our Dated Immigration Policies Could Torpedo the Tech Economy
February 25, 2013 - Wired
We must create an immigration system that fits the needs of a 21st century economy. We must attract and retain the world’s brightest minds and hardest workers. But before we can do that, we need Congress to act, writes John Feinblatt, Chairman of the Partnership and Chief Policy Advisor to Mayor Bloomberg.
Silicon Valley in immigration reform call
February 24, 2013 - Financial Times
A coalition of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and social media experts will on Monday launch a campaign for comprehensive immigration reform, which will culminate in a “virtual march” on Washington in April.
Highly Skilled Immigrants a Key to America's Future
February 19, 2013 - Fox Business
American corporations started by immigrants or their children employ more than 10 million people worldwide. Meanwhile, the revenue generated by Fortune 500 companies founded by immigrants or children of immigrants is greater than the GDP of every country except the U.S., China and Japan, according to the Partnership for a New American Economy report.
Immigration law is outdated
February 20, 2013 - Cincinnati Enquirer
According to a study done by the Partnership for a New American Economy, immigrants are twice as likely to start new businesses, and economists agree that startups create the vast majority of American jobs. However, these jobs disappear if the graduate cannot get a visa to stay and keep the business running in the U.S. If we do not reform our immigration system, we will continue to lose out on thousands of new jobs every year.
Bipartisan Maine group urges Susan Collins, Angus King to take lead on immigration reform
February 19, 2013 - Bangor Daily News
At a State House news conference, a bipartisan group asked Sens. Collins and King to sign onto the immigration reform principles favored by the Partnership for a New American Economy, a national group chaired by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch and a handful of other business leaders and big-city mayors.
Julian Castro urges Congress to act on immigration: ‘America is watching’
February 5, 2013 - Houston Chronicle
At the first immigration-reform hearing of this Congress, San Antonio Mayor and Partnership for a New American Economy Co-Chair Julian Castro urged House Republicans to take quick action on family-based and high-skilled visas — and also advocated for a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
for a New American Economy brings together Republican, Democratic and Independent mayors and business leaders committed to sensible immigration reform.