TITLE

US Senate backs immigration plan

AUTHOR(S)
Shen, Helen
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
Nature;7/4/2013, Vol. 499 Issue 7456, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the U.S. Immigration system that is proposing to lift number of visas for trained scientists and engineers in the U.S. It informs that the green cards would soon flow more freely to scientists. According to statistics from the U.S. National Science Foundation, about 25 percent of the U.S. science and engineering workforce comes from other countries.
ACCESSION #
88899543

 

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