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MIT Graduate from Greece Develops Cutting-Edge Technology in Wireless Electricity

July 25, 2014

Aristeidis Karalis always imagined a career in math and science. What he couldn’t have predicted was just how successful his research in wireless electricity transmission would become. In many ways, Aristeidis Karalis always knew he’d wind up spending some of his academic career in the United States. Growing up in Athens, Greece, as the son…

Kentucky’s vested interest in immigration reform

July 25, 2014

Following the new millennium, Kentucky witnessed staggering growth to its immigrant population. These residents brought business and a new labor force, strengthening the state’s economy. This reason alone necessitates that Kentuckians have a vested interest in immigration reform. Just consider national elections: If any Republican veers from the conservative stance, it will be seemingly toxic…

Colombian PhD Candidate Hopes Congress Passes Reform Before His Visa Expires

July 23, 2014

Miguel Diaz is set to graduate from his PhD program this year, and he needs a job. Without a green card, however, he is having trouble finding companies who will take him seriously. Miguel Diaz, a native of Colombia, is set to graduate with a PhD in materials science from the University of California, Merced…

Immigration reform key to home building industry success

July 21, 2014

The home-building industry plays a vital role in sustaining the American economy and meeting our nation’s housing needs. Thankfully, we have experienced welcomed improvements in the housing market in the last few years, and this momentum has driven economic growth nationwide. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), housing construction and the value…

The hidden immigration crisis: Keeping talent in the United States

July 19, 2014

With tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors already across the southern border and thousands more likely on their way, illegal immigration has become a flash point for many Americans. Some people feel compelled to embrace vulnerable children who fled Central America in search of a better life; others are deeply worried about the economic, social…

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