Reformed immigration policies that attract the brightest minds and hardest workers from around the world would help fuel greater economic growth and create more jobs and opportunities for all Americans.
As Eduardo Conrado has said to me, “Immigrants realize that you can only succeed through education and hard work. As they make a life in a new country, they highly value the ability to contribute to their communities and the economy.”
Smart reforms would extend that win-win deal to the benefit of both immigrants and native-born Americans.
Greg Brown is chairman and CEO of Motorola Solutions. He leads the Business Roundtable’s select CEO committee on immigration.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.