Derek Lowe tells us we don’t need green card stapling, Lamar Smith STEM green cards, or foreign students taking places in Ph.D. programs with full support while American college grads are put into a debt graveyard immediately.
Lowe points out that the problem is to keep the very best science talent to go into science instead of hedge funds. The way we do this is by stopping all foreign immigration and student visas. Then the best can in fact succeed by doing science and engineering in the US.
John Derbyshire’s podcast discusses this and the Obama Romney debate.