U.S. Wants High-Tech Immigrants for Its Economic Recovery
The United States is a desperate to have the best minds work on its soil to get out of the economic decline as fast as it can. Recently, according to Mashable, the U.S. considers high-tech immigration as the most vital to its economic recovery. This new suggestion has come forward after a report released by Partnership for New York City and the Partnership for a New American Economy. The sole reason for its failure to recover from the financial crisis is its politics and bureaucracy.
The U.S. has decided for the first time to change its approach towards its immigration policy, which was earlier about allowing to get in anyone they don’t consider a threat to them. Now, they want to have an approach of allowing those immigrants who are important to its own economy just as most other European countries also do. According to the report’s own words:
“Artificially low limits on visas and serious bureaucratic obstacles prevent employers from hiring the people they need –- and send entrepreneurs to other countries, who are quick to welcome them. In fact, other nations have learned from the American experience and are employing aggressive recruitment strategies to attract the key high- and low-skilled workers that their economies need to compete and grow.”
The main focus on the fields for the U.S. is on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, collectively being referred to as STEM. The reason it wants foreign immigrants in these fields is mainly due to the decline it will face by the end of this decade. There will be a shortage of 230,800 advanced degree holders in these fields due to which it is willing to Americanize foreigners and run its economy.