Twin Cities one of top metro areas hiring highly skilled foreign workers

Minnesota Public Radio
August 28, 2012

The Twin Cities is one of the top U.S. metropolitan areas for highly skilled workers with the H-1B visa, according to a recent Brookings Institute Report. This is a visa allowing foreign workers who have at least a bachelors or graduate degree and special knowledge or skills to come work for a period of time.

Why is the demand so high here and in other metro areas you wouldn’t expect? How does this visa program actually help grow talent within the U.S.?

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