Attracting the Best and the Brightest: A Critique of the Current U.S. Immigration System

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Yale-Loehr, Stephen; Gafner, Chris;
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38 Fordham Urban Law Journal (2010-11) The United States has long benefited as a leader in attracting the "best and brightest" immigrants. However, the world has changed since the U.S. immigration systems last major modification in 1990. The United States is no longer t... View more
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