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Zachary Arnold Remco Zwetsloot
| September 2020

Preserving pathways for high-skilled foreign talent critical to U.S. leadership in artificial intelligence.

On September 10, CSET Founding Director Jason Matheny testified before the House Budget Committee on core U.S. advantages in the development of artificial intelligence. The San Jose Spotlight's coverage of the hearing is available below.

Plus, China introduces policies to support chipmakers, tech companies criticize visa restrictions, and facial recognition legislation introduced

New ICE restrictions on foreign students speed up a trend that make it slower and costlier for immigrants to come to the United States, write Zachary Arnold and Tina Huang. America’s historic near-monopoly on the global market for foreign talent is fading.

Official data shows a 75 percent increase in the number of U.S. residents advancing through Express Entry, Canada's flagship skilled immigration program. These findings call for immigration reforms and greater investment in STEM research and workforce development.

Plus, facial recognition ban introduced, tech companies criticize immigration restrictions and the NDAA advances

Plus, bills introduced to increase AI talent in DOD and fund the semiconductor industry, and a discussion of bias in AI

Plus, Lockheed Martin to develop cyber jamming pod, Huawei partners with chipmakers, and many AI COVID-19 models found to be unreliable

Plus, Nvidia purchases Mellanox, MIT ends collaboration with iFlyTek, and JAIC requests information on testing and evaluation