Tech Companies Want You to Believe America Has a Skills Gap

August 6, 2020

Many worry that President Trump’s suspension of the H-1B visa program in June, and his recent executive order increasing scrutiny of federal contractors’ use of H-1B visa holders to replace U.S. workers, will create a black hole of talent in STEM fields. But there are plenty of Americans with the education, talent and experience to fill these jobs, according to research by Hal Salzman, Professor and Senior Faculty Fellow at the Heldrich Center, and Khudodod Khudododov, a research analyst at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations.

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