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The company that made it I robot was started by immigrants just one of thousands.
-- and things we only have this we allowed some skilled entrepreneurs it.
And that's why we need -- let more foreigners into the US is Garry Shapiro who heads the Consumer Electronics Association.
So -- group runs this massive show in Las Vegas where all these tech entrepreneurs.
Show off their stuff and you can really see the immigrant influence.
Absolutely there's 3000 companies that are exhibiting their 250000.
People from around the world including 35000.
People from abroad.
Many of them are pursuing the American dream they have an idea and they know they can expose it worldwide that way and get funding partnerships retailers and media coverage.
And they coming here because they -- network and Silicon Valley and stuff happens here absolutely I go around the world and I -- and -- -- wants to be like America why because -- the best innovators in the world -- attract the best and the brightest that's been our national strategy.
Every country should have a strategy on immigration.
We've lost arts in September 11 we showed off our borders and it's hurting us what do you mean we shut off our board -- -- discouraging people from coming here other countries are getting out of weakness courage.
-- from -- -- very difficult for students to come here when that when they become students -- they get their Ph.D.
we kick them out it's it's it's a crime almost.
They kicking them out is the weird part that we.
Often we pay for their education in America -- help them pay for.
And then what I know we have these H one B these shows where we let high skilled workers in -- 1085000.
Well we need more because though that allocation is filled up in a few days we also -- days in a few days because there's a long line of people these are specialized jobs that can't be filled by Americans.
And that's why companies like Microsoft and others are looking for thousands of people and that's why they go invest overseas between the tax laws.
In the immigration laws were forcing our best companies to hire overseas opponents of expanding -- -- say.
I'm we have American engineers they could do these jobs.
We have some but not all engineers and -- for people -- the -- this is like the difference between the NBA and high school basketball.
America is a land were exceptional listen stands out where we want the best and brightest we don't want to be students we went top -- from around the world that's Alexis -- The rest of the world used to come here now Australia.
Canada New Zealand.
Europe are all saying we're gonna go after those best and the brightest students the National Science Foundation -- seven billion dollars a year -- research -- American universities.
A lot of our researchers -- by foreign students in science technology.
Engineering and math and then what do we do we kick him out when they get that Ph.D.
makes no sense.
On that -- while we do releases give out some of these there are these quotas that limit the number and it's so complex so much so that candid and I was paying for billboards like this one.
Have H one B problem -- pivot to Canada.
Canada's immigration boss -- what the California to recruit Smart workers my goodness they need immigration lawyers just to figure out how to keep.
-- status here while they're trying to start a business and create jobs will give you a green card when you get to Canada.
Should take just a few months to process that Canada has -- -- all the start up -- so.
But the applicant if you get 200 foul from a Canadian.
Venture capitalists or just 75 south from a Canadian Angel investor group in if you can speak French or English.
You couldn't go to Canada.
That's what do the would -- immigrants -- job creators were the highly skilled of their investors and that's an important to remember that's how we've grown as a country with a must heterogeneous country in the world is our diversity of the different points of view that gives us that edge.
When we're compared to Asian countries where everyone agrees and thinks like.
They lack innovation the Chinese they have a goal of 2.4 patents for 101000 people.
But they're not gonna -- plant.
And that's part of their ten year plan actually and that's what they're trying to do and it's something which doesn't make any sense because what -- really takes is a culture.
And that's whether it's over 200 -- -- argument like we do hear it absolutely well I'll tell you there's 200000 Chinese students in the US today increasingly younger ages because they realized they don't know how to teach kids innovate.
We asked our kids in schools they it's wise or why -- they start lemonade -- in America and it doesn't know why don't we do it right.
In China they do -- our culture is right our laws are wrong.
And why 200 cow from a venture capitalists to 75 from an Angel.
What's the difference it's easier to get venture capital and I guess and they it's probably a policy we don't want is people buying people to come here so it requires a significant investment.
It's harder now that used to be for an immigrant to start a business here.
It's harder because so many people wanna do it we made it much more difficult to get here we don't treat people as -- we used to they're not as welcome and we have competition.
We have higher corporate taxes we have a lot of things are working against us in the long term and we have to change them as a country.
If we want to succeed because other countries now are doing what we're doing.
And we are not and we're not getting the best and the brightest where we used to I've seen Harvard Ph.D.s with tears in their eyes they're being kicked out of the country.
And they want to stay here and they want to hire people.
And they wanna get jobs they wanna start confident that we -- kick -- out that we -- them that we -- something that we look.
Yes thank you Gary Shapiro you can learn more about what.
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