Boasting many of the world’s top universities, the United States is a magnet for talented students from across the globe. As graduates, these students are an enviable asset to the economy, adding critical knowledge and skills to the workforce and boosting productivity. But current US immigration laws limit the avenues in which international and undocumented students can transition to employment in the United States after graduation. Join Giovanni Peri, author of a new Council report on the economic impact of retaining US-educated foreign-born students in local economies, and a panel of experts as they discuss the challenges presented by current immigration laws and offer recommendations to maximize the contributions of this talent.
Copies of the report will be available at the event.
Generous support for the Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ immigration studies is provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.