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VIDEO: See How Brain Drain is Hurting Innovation in the U.S.

Kelsey Pommer, Sr. Coordinator, Digital Media Marketing, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™

Strategic immigration reform is a pressing issue that is affecting innovation, job creation, global competitiveness and America’s growth. The “brain drain” refers to current immigration laws, which force foreign-born entrepreneurs and U.S.-educated immigrants out of the United States, causing them to take their innovation and ideas elsewhere.

CEA supports strategic immigration reforms that encourage these innovators to remain in the United States to build businesses and create domestic jobs. Check out the video below from the Technology CEO Council on the brain drain and strategic immigration reform.

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4 Big Ideas from Sen. Mark Warner on Creating Jobs, Promoting Innovation

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