Statement on Introduction of the SKILLS Visa Act of 2015



Sarah Doolin, Partnership for a New American Economy,

“This year, the United States will turn away almost 150,000 highly-skilled immigrants who are needed to fill job openings in our economy,” said John Feinblatt, Chairman of New American Economy. “The SKILLS Visa Act is a good first step to addressing this problem. We encourage Congress to work towards smart, sensible high-skilled immigration reform now.”

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