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The Immigrant Brain Drain: How America Is Losing Its High-Tech Talent

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Diversity boosts high-tech innovation in America, argues Vivek Wadhwa.

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Vivek Wadhwa, director of research at Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University and a fellow at Stanford Law School, questions the claim that competition from high-tech guest workers in the United States is keeping domestic workers' wages low and making it harder for native STEM graduates to find jobs in their fields. Wadhwa argues that the demand for STEM workers in this country is still higher than the supply.

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