The Daily Caller

The Daily Caller

Immigrant cancer researchers saving American lives

Stuart Anderson
Executive Director, National Foundation for American Policy

More than 40 percent of the cancer researchers at America’s top cancer institutes are immigrants, according to a new report released by the National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP). The work of immigrant cancer researchers is an example of how being open to immigration can benefit Americans.

Why does America shut its doors to foreign nurses?

4:34 PM 12/03/2012

The Affordable Care Act, widely known as Obamacare, could permit 30 million more people to gain access to health insurance, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Such a significant increase in the demand for health services combined with our aging baby boomer generation means the U.S. government needs to enact immigration (and other) policies that will ensure medical personnel are available to serve these patients. (See this new report on the topic from the National Foundation for American Policy.)

Department of Labor targets companies and their skilled foreign-born employees

1:45 PM 09/18/2012

Every four years, government agencies fearing a change in administration propose last-minute regulations that seek to expand their power and lock in questionable policies. The Department of Labor wins this year’s award for the most brazen last-minute regulatory move for a proposal to require employers to reveal to competitors and the public sensitive commercial information, as well as personal data on the skilled foreign nationals they hire on H-1B temporary visas.

Congress AWOL in the global competition for talent

1:19 PM 06/15/2012

Nero at least fiddled while Rome burned. The U.S. Congress is doing almost nothing while American companies struggle in the global competition for talent. Americans companies’ inability to hire talented foreigners makes it hard for them to grow, invest and innovate inside this country and encourages them to expand outside of the U.S.