Washington's Biggest Failures in 2013

Dec 3, 2013

Washington lawmakers are scheduled to bolt out of town later this month for their annual monthlong winter recess, marking the end of another year of missed opportunities.

Congress and the administration failed to bring closure to several pieces of business that would spark economic growth and job creation, while alleviating growing uncertainty in the business community. Here are Washington’s top five biggest failures in 2013, in no particular order:

10 Immigration Myths Dispelled

Dec 3, 2013

Despite many studies and detailed economic reports outlining the positive effects of immigration, a great deal of misinformation is being peddled by opponents of immigration reform.

The following myths and facts show that immigrants significantly benefit the U.S. economy by creating jobs, increasing wages, and complementing the skills of the U.S. native-born workforce.

MYTH: Every job filled by an immigrant is a job that could be filled by an unemployed American.

With More International Students, Can U.S. Retain Top Performers?

Nov 18, 2013

Americans have always taken pride in the fact that the United States is widely viewed as a desirable destination for strivers and dreamers around the world. Which is why it was disconcerting to see a recent Gallup poll revealing that 77% of individuals seeking to move to another country would prefer other nations over the United States.

But the United States remains a top draw for at least one group: foreign students seeking educational opportunities.


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