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U.S. Immigration Bill Would Extend Warmer Welcome to Highly Skilled

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Science  01 Jun 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5829, pp. 1268
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5829.1268

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The massive immigration reform bill being debated in the U.S. Senate would create a new merit-based system of granting permanent residency to immigrants that would strongly favor young workers with advanced degrees in science and engineering fields.