The Artificial Intelligence Industry Thrives on a Global Workforce

Walter Ewing
Date of Publication: 
November, 2019
Source Organization: 
American Immigration Council

At a time when skills related to the burgeoning field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) are in very short supply, the U.S. government is making it harder to recruit highly trained professionals from abroad. According to a report from Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology, U.S. immigration policies have undercut the U.S. high-tech sector in general for decades.

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Ewing, W. (2019). The Artificial intelligence industry thrives on a global workforce. American Immigration Council. Retrieved from