Partnership for a New American Economy

02/07/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/11/2019 15:41

New American Economy Endorses the Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019

Today Senators Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Mike Lee (R-UT) and Representatives Ken Buck (R-CO) and Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) introduced a bicameral and bipartisan bill, the Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 (H.R. 1044 and S. 386). New American Economy issued the following statement in support of this legislation:

'America's immigration policy should focus on the qualities of the immigrants who aspire to come here, not on arbitrary factors that keep a third of the world's population in lines that last decades,' said John Feinblatt, President of New American Economy. 'The Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act will tear down needless barriers that are handicapping our innovation economy.'