Cantor Calls for Action on Skilled-Worker Exodus (Transcript)

U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a Virginia Republican, told a gathering of chief executive officers and university leaders that the U.S. must grant visas to skilled workers from overseas more quickly to halt an “exodus” of “foreign nationals in this country who come here” to attend universities “and then find it too difficult to stay here.” The Oct. 5 event at Bloomberg News’ Washington bureau was sponsored by Harvard University and the Business Roundtable.

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