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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Forum on Immigration & Competitiveness

Washington, DC
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg today said the U.S. has become the “laughing stock of the world” because of policies that force highly skilled immigrants to leave the country. He and other speakers at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce forum said encouraging high-skilled workers to immigrate to the U.S. would lead to more job creation. One idea being proposed would allow immigrants obtaining an advanced degree from a U.S. university eligible for permanent residency.

Updated: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 3:14pm (ET)

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