As border security fear mongering steals the headlines (first ISIS, now Ebola), a slow-burning immigration drama is playing out between the world’s two biggest democracies. The controversy revolves around the H-1B visa, a 3-year nonimmigrant visa designed to attract skilled foreigners to fill U.S. labor shortages in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. … Continue reading
Author Archives: Hugo Spaulding
Tired of Being a Satellite: Ukraine’s Shifting Orbit in the Post-Soviet Space
On Tuesday September 16, Ukraine’s parliament ratified an association agreement with the European Union. The European Parliament in Strasbourg, France approved the deal on the same day, solidifying the prospect of free trade between the former Soviet state and the EU’s 28 members. While on the surface the accord appears a decisive step towards the … Continue reading
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