Congress should urgently pursue a better high-skilled immigration policy while building up a long-term focus on STEM education here at home. Let us be the nation that creates success stories like Ravindra’s and not the place that closed the door on Bahl.
Rep. Richard Hanna, R-N.Y., serves as chairman of the Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.