After receiving the best education America has to offer, many foreign-born grads have to take their knowledge and talent to countries with more welcoming immigration policies. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Universities are in a unique position to leverage incubation spaces and attract foreign entrepreneurship, but these communities need to work to encourage highly-skilled, foreign-born graduates to stay in America.
Our CEO, Matt McCooe, recently wrote a piece for Entrepreneur that discusses how legal immigration benefits the U.S. economy, and what university communities can do to spur economic growth through academic-entrepreneurial ventures. I invite you to read the article here.