US immigration: Give Green Card to STEM students, say lawmakers

US immigration: Give Green Card to STEM students, say lawmakers

12 March, 2013

American experts today called for giving Green Card for science, tech, and math (STEM) students, eliminating country-specific caps and recapture unused visas to spur economic growth and create new jobs in the country.

Testifying before the House Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement of the House Judiciary Committee, Bruce A Morrison, of the Morrison Public Affairs Group, argued for making green card a convenient route for sponsoring employers and eliminate the need to rely on the H-1B status for a long period, if at all.

Morrison recommended creating a category for advance degree STEM graduates from high quality American universities and move them out from the green card caps. Read more onĀ US immigration: Give Green Card to STEM students, say lawmakers

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