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Foreign student population increases by 8% in the US December 18, 2015
Foreign student population increases by 8% in the US

Almost 1.2 million foreign students are using the F or M visa to pursue education in the US. As per recent reports from “SEVIS by the Numbers”, this is the quarterly report published on the trends of foreign students which is prepared by SEVP, which is part of the US ICE HSI.This report was revealed on Thursday by ...

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US is all set to tighten its Visa Waiver Program December 17, 2015
US is all set to tighten its Visa Waiver Program

The US is all set to tighten the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). The text which is expected to be voted on by Thursday including the law which was adapted by the House of Representatives previous week which excludes the individuals from the VWP nations who are dual nationals from few Middle East countries.It will also exclu...

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17- Month OPT extension for international STEM students would expire on 12th February December 16, 2015
17- Month OPT extension for international STEM students would expire on 12th February

The 17 month OPT extension for the overseas STEM students would expire on 12th February 2016 until the Homeland Security Department asks the federal court for its extension.The program permits the international students to work in the US for small period of time after completing their graduation for gaining the experie...

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Bill would significantly change the H-1B program and end the OPT program December 16, 2015
Bill would significantly change the H-1B program and end the OPT program

A bill that will significantly reform the H-1B visa program and successfully ends the OPT program, both that the employers utilize to recruit overseas workers in the skilled positions had been introduced in the Senate. US Presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Jeff Sessions had co-sponsored the American Jobs First Act.Th...

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Community colleges in the US are increasing their efforts to lure foreign students December 15, 2015
Community colleges in the US are increasing their efforts to lure foreign students

The community colleges in US are increasing their efforts for attracting the foreign students who want to study in the US amid the outbreak of the pathway program increase in the nation.The community colleges in the US has been the routes for better four years institutions for the students who would not have been pre...

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Employers using E-Verify should download and preserve the data by end of the year December 15, 2015
Employers using E-Verify should download and preserve the data by end of the year

US employers who are registered in the “E-Verify”, the electronic system for job eligibility verification must prepare for downloading and preserving the entire e-Verify information submitted to the USCIS by the 31st December 2015.On the yearly basis, the USCIS should arrange the E-Verify records that are10 year ...

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US House approves latest Screening Measures for European tourists December 14, 2015
US House approves latest Screening Measures for European tourists

The Visa Waiver Program, created in the year 1986, permits the citizens from around 38 nations to travel with ease to the US for three months without acquiring a visa.The bill, the second main piece of the security law was approved in the chamber, is passed by 407 to 19. But the strong showing in the House can put the ...

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How H-1B visas look like if law to limit its usage is passed December 14, 2015
How H-1B visas look like if law to limit its usage is passed

The legislation reforms which are under the consideration in the US will transform the nation’s work visa regulations for high skilled employees, limiting the number of individuals eligible and making it further complicated to acquire an H-1B permit which is widely used by the outsourcing industry of India.The curren...

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