Putting the Lid on Israel's Brain Drain

Recent research shows that tough U.S. immigration laws are prompting some high-techies to return home, but the talents are still wanted in California. What does this mean for Israeli workers?

The wait in the line for the security check at Barcelona airport took close to an hour. The Israeli high-tech personnel who were about to check in for the flight home after attending the Mobile World Congress in the city exchanged impressions − but not about the event. The subject of their conversation was the difficulties facing non-Jewish businesspeople who want to come to Israel for professional...