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HIGH-SKILLED IMMIGRANTS IN ILLINOIS

April 17, 2015

Learn more about the need for high-skilled immigration reform at www.LetPJStay.com ILLINOIS FACES A LARGE STEM SHORTAGE There are more STEM job openings than unemployed STEM workers: From 2009 to 2011, 1.6 STEM job openings were posted online in Illinois for every 1 unemployed STEM worker in the state. As STEM fields grow, this problem will likely get…

Indian Student Develops Chlamydia Vaccine, Faces Challenges With U.S. Immigration System

April 17, 2015

Ashlesh Murthy, a former PhD student in cellular and molecular biology at the University of Texas at San Antonio, is used to facing pretty daunting odds – both in his scientific endeavors and his personal life. As a child from a middle-class family in Bangalore, India, he needed an extremely high score on a merit…

Modernizing visa system would help nation’s economy

April 16, 2015

When I retired after a career in the U.S. Marines, I wanted to find a way to continue to meaningfully contribute. So, I searched for a cutting edge technology to bring to market. Fortunately I was introduced to Dartmouth College chemistry professor Joe BelBruno, a leading expert in materials chemistry who had developed the only…

HIGH-SKILLED IMMIGRANTS IN IDAHO

April 16, 2015

Learn more about the need for high-skilled immigration reform at www.LetPJStay.com IDAHO FACES A LARGE STEM SHORTAGE There are more STEM job openings than unemployed STEM workers: From 2009 to 2011, 2.4 STEM job openings were posted online in Idaho for every 1 unemployed STEM worker in the state. As STEM fields grow, this problem will likely get worse:…

Senator Sessions, Straight Up

April 15, 2015

There was something bracingly honest about an op-ed article in The Washington Post last week by Senator Jeff Sessions, an Alabama Republican. Under the headline “America Needs to Curb Immigration Flows,” Mr. Sessions, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary’s immigration subcommittee, argued the case for letting in fewer foreigners. Even hard-liners on the same side…

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