Right Now, ‘Merit-Based’ Just Means Fewer Immigrants

By Stuart Anderson, Forbes When the Trump administration says it wants “merit-based immigration” it’s not talking about admitting 1 million scientists and engineers, or even any additional immigrants with college degrees. In fact, in the past year, the Trump administration has...

12 Best STEM Colleges For International Students: Why A Tech Education Matters

By Sarah Munir The U.S. is fast becoming the destination of choice for an increasing number of foreign undergraduate students. International student enrollment in stateside universities has increased by 42% over the past five years, soaring from 784,481 international students in...

Worldwide Delays in U.S. Visa Issuance Continue to Next Week (At Least)

On June 12, 2015, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) reported delays in visa issuance at U.S. embassies and consular posts worldwide due to technical issues impacting the Consular Consolidated Database (CCD). Hardware Failure Caused System Outage that Prevents Completion of...

Worldwide Delays in U.S. Visa Issuance at U.S. Embassies and Consulates

On June 12, 2015, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) reported delays in visa issuance at U.S. embassies and consular posts worldwide due to technical issues impacting the Consular Consolidated Database (CCD). The technical problems are causing delays in issuance of U.S. passports...

What’s In It For Me?

By Gary Endelman and Ignacio Donoso At a time when comprehensive immigration reform has moved from a devoutly wished for possibility to a bipartisan consensus with the wind at its back, it may seem small potatoes to suggest a new path forward for our old friend the H-1B temporary...
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