US immigration bill will help attract expertise
Updated: 2013-07-04 20:02
The politically fraught Immigration Reform Bill was passed by 68 votes to 32 in the US Senate. This indicates cross-party support to attract more foreign expertise into the US, said an article in the 21st Century Business Herald (excerpts below).
The consensus reflects the US thirst for high-tech expertise.
In the long run, the US will have more jobs in cutting-edge technology and both parties realize this.
It is worrisome to see China and the other emerging economies still relying on cheap labor. round of competition.
The US political system's pragmatism and flexibility are important reasons for the country's long-term vitality.