We just thought you might like to see this photo. While Congress debates comprehensive immigration reform, other nations, like our neighbor to the north, are looking to capitalize on their streamlined immigration systems.
“This is a stark reminder of how we’re only hurting ourselves in a global competition for talent,” says Tim Wheelwright, chair of the Salt Lake Chamber Immigration Task Force and partner at Kuck Immigration. “Our competitors see this as an area where they have an advantage.”
Utah businesses–including our booming tech industry–need more high-skilled workers. The Salt Lake Chamber has called for Congress to pass the best immigration bill possible as soon as possible–and to get it done this year.