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HIGH-SKILLED IMMIGRANTS IN MISSOURI

April 27, 2015

Learn more about the need for high-skilled immigration reform at www.LetPJStay.com MISSOURI FACES A LARGE STEM SHORTAGE There are more STEM job openings than unemployed STEM workers: From 2009 to 2011, 3.1 STEM job openings were posted online in Missouri for every 1 unemployed STEM worker in the state. As STEM fields grow, this problem will likely get…

Entrepreneur from the UK Creates and Supports Jobs in Missouri

April 27, 2015

Amit Kothari is the exact sort of entrepreneur that many cities would love to attract to their area.  With a degree in computer science, the United Kingdom native has been at the helm of various startups, including QuotationsBook.com — “a startup that tries to be for quotes what YouTube is to videos” — as well…

The Sessions Complaint

April 26, 2015

Jeff Sessions’s media spear-carriers say we misrepresented the Senator in our April 25 editorial taking on his claims that Americans with college degrees in science and tech can’t find jobs in their fields. Their complaint doesn’t help his case. One of the Alabama Republican’s favorite talking points is that 74% of Americans with science, technology,…

HIGH-SKILLED IMMIGRANTS IN MINNESOTA

April 24, 2015

Learn more about the need for high-skilled immigration reform at www.LetPJStay.com MINNESOTA 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 Minnesota for every 1 unemployed STEM worker in the state. As STEM fields grow, this problem will likely get worse:…

HIGH-SKILLED IMMIGRANTS IN MICHIGAN

April 23, 2015

Learn more about the need for high-skilled immigration reform at www.LetPJStay.com MICHIGAN FACES A LARGE STEM SHORTAGE Demand for STEM workers is outpacing supply: The Center for Michigan, an independent, nonpartisan think tank, revealed that Michigan graduated 20 percent too few computer and math professionals and 14 percent too few health care professionals in 2009 – 2010. As STEM…

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