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We Need More Highly Skilled Workers

patrickhenry17211 Wrote: Jun 15, 2012 2:30 AM
We Need More Highly Skilled Workers? NO -- We Need more freedom and liberty. Check out (see below): www.constitutionliberty. com Sign up for the Newsletter! Thanks.

Can the federal government adequately predict exactly how many mathematicians, engineers, biochemists, and inventors the United States will need twenty years in the future? I doubt many of us would answer yes. Yet, federal immigration policy does exactly that in allotting work visas for highly skilled employees.

Most of the debate over immigration has centered on low-skilled workers, especially the large population of illegal immigrants who have entered the country over the last two decades. But our legal immigration system is dysfunctional as well. The system primarily focuses on re-uniting foreign-born relatives with family members who are already here,...