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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…

Japanese Professor Creates Breakthrough Technology in U.S. and Changes Future of Fuel

April 23, 2015

Shota Atsumi, a chemical and biomolecular engineer, came to the United States in 2002 after being frustrated by the hierarchical academic culture in his native Japan. “It’s very difficult there for a young scientist to have any real independence,” Atsumi says, “and it’s not an easy place to take risks.”  Arriving at the University of…

Young Republicans demand immigration reform

April 22, 2015

In 21st Century America, Democrats and Republicans rarely reach consensus. Our nation faces many pressing social and economic issues, yet bipartisanship is a word not readily associated with Washington, D.C. Polarizing policies on both sides of the aisle often prevent Congress from passing substantive legislation to enact meaningful reform. Fortunately, Democrats and Republicans are reaching…

HIGH-SKILLED IMMIGRANTS IN LOUISIANA

April 22, 2015

Learn more about the need for high-skilled immigration reform at www.LetPJStay.com LOUISIANA FACES A LARGE STEM SHORTAGE There are more STEM job openings than unemployed STEM workers: From 2009 to 2011, 2.8 STEM job openings were posted online in Louisiana for every 1 unemployed STEM worker in the state. As STEM fields grow, this problem will likely get worse:…

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