Is the U.S. entering a new era in immigration?

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Under the immigration bill now being debated in the U.S. Senate, skilled and educated workers will be given preference over family ties - a huge shift in an immigration policy that has long favored reuniting families. Is the change overdue?  Will the U.S. lose its competitive edge in global markets without these workers? Why isn't the U.S. producing enough high-skilled workers at home?


Tamar Jacoby - ImmigrationWorks USA - @tamarjacoby, Robert Hoffman - VP for government and public affairs at Oracle and co-chair of Compete America, Demetrios Papademetriou - Migration Policy Institute - @MigrationPolicy, Hans Johnson - Public Policy Institute of California - @PPICnotes, Aman Kapoor - Founder and President of Immigration Voice

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