28 avril 2016

New Jersey university was fake, but visa fraud arrests are real

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. On the surface, the University of Northern New Jersey seemed legitimate. It had a website, with a seal featuring the Latin words “Humanus, Scientia, Integritas,” a list of business-oriented degrees offered and a promise of “an exceptional educational experience.” More...

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25 avril 2016

Feds Set Up Fake University, Arrest 21 for Visa Fraud

HomeFederal agents set up a fake university as part of a sting operation that on Tuesday resulted in the arrests of 21 individuals on visa fraud-related charges, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey announced. Read more...

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19 avril 2016

US: 21 arrested in pay-to-stay visa fraud

By Natalie Marsh. Twenty one people have been charged this week after helping over a thousand foreign nationals obtain fraudulent student visas and foreign worker visas through a fake university created by the US government. More...

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US curbs visa-free travel for some dual nationals

By Beckie Smith. Dual nationals of Iran, Iraq, Sudan and Syria and countries that are part of the US Visa Waiver Program will no longer be allowed to travel to the US visa-free, under new anti-terrorism measures. More...

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Timeline: the UK Home Office’s ETS investigation and tribunal

By admin. In March 2016, an immigration tribunal condemned the Home Office’s decision to deport thousands of international students for alleged exam fraud in 2014, following a BBC undercover investigation that exposed onshore testing fraud at three TOEIC testing centres. More...

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15 avril 2016

New Zealand Launches Five-Year Student Visa Pathway

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2016By Joanna Hughes. New Zealand has introduced a new pathway student visa pilot aimed at raising the country’s profile on the international education scene. Under the program, international students at more than 500 primary, secondary and tertiary schools can progress through up to three consecutive programs of study for a period of up to five years. More...

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More Time for New Grads in the Netherlands?

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2016By Joanna Hughes. International students seeking to remain in the Netherlands following graduation will now have more time to apply to stay, thanks to imminent changes to the country’s Orientation Year permit. Let’s take a closer look at the updated Orientation Year visa, along with what it means for grads in the Netherlands. More...

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03 avril 2016

New Federal Rule Will Avert Deportation for Thousands of Students

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Foreign students in science and technology will be able to extend their stay in the United States, under a new rule to be published by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security this week. The regulation will be welcome relief to some 34,000 students — as well as to colleges and employers — who could have been forced to leave the country this spring because of a legal challenge to a program, Optional Practical Training, that allows them to work in the United States after graduation. More...

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01 avril 2016

The folly of under-educating the undocumented

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Ashley Rivas-Triano is 22 years old and faces an uncertain future. Her high-school diploma is not good enough to compete in the current U.S. job market, and she can’t go to college in her state because she is undocumented. More...

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New Mexico college recruiting undocumented students

University Business LogoSubmitted by rbendici. She was an immigrant living in the U.S. illegally and counselors didn't know what to tell her about college prospects, though she had a 3.8 grade point average. More...

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