America’s largest employers are sounding the alarm on immigration rules. Canada’s successful startup visa program shows us why
Earlier this month, U.S. President Joe Biden signed into law the CHIPS and Science Act. While the new law was widely celebrated, it removed key immigration provisions that were offered in a previous version of the bill–the America COMPETES Act.
If included in the CHIPS and Science Act, these provisions would have established a dedicated startup visa program for foreign entrepreneurs and streamlined the green card pathway for immigrants with Ph.D.s in STEM fields.
Failure to include these provisions in the new law is a missed opportunity for the U.S.–and a setback...