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HIGH-SKILLED IMMIGRANTS IN GEORGIA

Learn more about the need for high-skilled immigration reform at www.LetPJStay.com

GEORGIA FACES A LARGE STEM SHORTAGE

IMMIGRANTS ARE FILLING STEM SHORTAGES IN GEORGIA

IMMIGRANTS INCREASINGLY POWER GEORGIA’S INNOVATION ECONOMY

HIGH-SKILLED IMMIGRATION REFORM WOULD HELP GEORGIA’S COMPANIES COMPETE AND CREATE AMERICAN JOBS

  • High-skilled visa holders create jobs for U.S.-born workers: The new H-1B visas awarded to Georgia between 2010 and 2013 will translate into 15,705 new jobs for U.S.-born workers in the state by 2020.
  • Our visa system is costing jobs and revenue: Firm-level data from the 2007 and 2008 H-1B lotteries shows that the H-1B caps from those two years alone cost U.S.-born tech workers in the Atlanta metropolitan area as many as 11,052 additional jobs and as much as $134.6 million in aggregate annual earnings by 2010.

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