inSPIRE STEM USA Supporting Productive Immigration Reform & Education

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inSPIRE STEM USA Executive Director Beneva Schulte Statement on National Immigration Reform Fly-In

Washington, D.C. – inSPIRE STEM USA is proud to be a part of the Americans for Reform national fly-in that will feature more than 600 leaders from across the country visiting Capitol Hill and stressing the need to reform the nation’s high-skilled immigration program. inSPIRE members will also urge members to support a national science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education fund to create an American workforce able to fill high-skill jobs, which are among the fastest-growing in the country. Immigration reform has garnered broad and bipartisan support, and Congress should ensure reform legislation, with a substantial STEM fund, passes… Read More »

Welcome Back Congress

Dear Member of Congress, Welcome back from August recess. As you may have noticed, the momentum has shifted and those supporting an immigration overhaul were out in force during the recess, attending your Town Halls, writing op-eds for your local papers, talking to you and your staff at events, making calls to your offices, and sending letters and emails – in essence, making sure that the voices of the majority of Americans who support immigration reform, and specifically, an increase in high skilled visas and the creation of a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fund, were heard. During August,… Read More »

Halliburton Joins inSPIRE STEM USA Coalition

Washington, D.C. – inSPIRE (Supporting Productive Immigration Reform and Education) STEM USA today announced Halliburton as its newest member as the coalition continues its support for inclusion of the SKILLS VISA Act as a part of immigration reform. The act is currently under consideration in the House and overhauls the nation’s high-skilled immigration program while encouraging the creation of a national education fund to enhance science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and computer science education programs in the states. “STEM-related jobs are among the fastest growing in the country, yet companies throughout the U.S. continue to fall short in finding… Read More »

American Journey: Excitement about Science Growing on College Campuses

SOURCE: Anderson Cooper 360° It was the college convocation speech heard around the world. A Georgia Tech sophomore’s excitement about mechanical engineering is lighting up the internet. Video of his speech has gone viral, it is comes during a big push to get more students just as excited about the sciences. Tom Foreman has the story. … Watch the video »

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