Hiring an international student is an investment in Michigan’s economic future.
A Google search for fastest growing job markets yields Detroit is the fastest growing market for tech jobs (Crain’s Business, Huffington Post). For Michigan to keep up with this growth, we need to attract more advanced degree talent in these fields – right now, the entire US is at a shortage. The people who fill these high level tech positions are the innovators, the job creators. They develop the new products and technologies that will put Michigan back to work, not take jobs away from us.