A magnet for overseas talent, US might lose AI race if restrictive immigration policies remain, says report

//A magnet for overseas talent, US might lose AI race if restrictive immigration policies remain, says report

A magnet for overseas talent, US might lose AI race if restrictive immigration policies remain, says report

The US is at risk of losing its leadership in artificial intelligence as tighter immigration policies and efforts by rivals to attract talent chip away at the foreign nationals who contribute to most of the AI development in the country, according to a new study from Georgetown University.Most American workers in AI-related jobs and students in AI-related graduate programs are not originally from the US, with 59 per cent of the country’s employed computer scientists with PhDs born abroad while…

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