More H-1B Immigrant Demand in Metro Areas

National Journal
July 18, 2012

There are some jobs that American business owners just can’t fill fast enough. No, these aren’t low-paying, backbreaking jobs in agriculture or factories, but in high-paying gigs in science, engineering, and health care fields. And most of the demand is in metropolitan areas.

A triangle of Northeastern states—New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania—have the greatest need for these super-skilled workers, according to a newly released report “The Search for Skills: Demanding for H-1B Immigrant Workers in U.S. Metropolitan Areas” by the Brookings Institute.

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