Every year H-1B visas allow thousands of highly-skilled foreign workers to take positions in specialty occupations in the United States, as companies compete to fill jobs in a variety of sectors, including technology, engineering and general business. Brookings experts examine questions around the number of H-1B visas issued every year, how the program can better address labor market needs, and if it can help America maintain its global competitiveness.
REUTERS/Larry Downing - U.S. President Barack Obama talks about immigration reform while at the Copernicus Community Center in Chicago November 25, 2014.
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