10 juin 2019

China Issues Warning to U.S.-Bound Students

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. China's Ministry of Education warns students of the risk of visa problems if they come to the U.S. More...

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18 mai 2019

Bill Bars Visas for Students, Scholars With Chinese Military Ties

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Legislation introduced by congressional Republicans Tuesday would bar students and scholars with ties to the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to come to the U.S., Reuters reported. More...

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05 mai 2019

Chinese Students, Scholars Report Visa Delays

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Hundreds of Chinese students studying in the U.S. have faced delays in renewing their student visas after a policy change last year that shortened the duration of visas for Chinese graduate students in certain STEM fields from five years to one year, National Public Radio reported. More...

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International Student Numbers in U.S. Decline

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The total number of international students studying in the U.S. at all levels declined by 2.7 percent from March 2018 to this March, according to quarterly data on student visa holders recently published by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. More...

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22 avril 2019

Free universal education? Not if your parents are on a 457 visa

The ConversationLast week Western Australian state treasurer Troy Buswell announced as part of his budget that any temporary 457 visa holders would be charged A$4,000 a year to send each child to state schools. More...

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21 avril 2019

Business Briefing: breaking down the 457 visa myths

The ConversationLabor and the Coalition government are suggesting changes to the 457 visa workers scheme to ensure these workers aren’t taking jobs that would otherwise be filled by Australians. More...

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20 avril 2019

Report: BDS Co-Founder Barred From Entering U.S.

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The U.S. is said to have denied entry to Omar Barghouti, a co-founder of movement to impose boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) on Israel, National Public Radio reported. Among other planned stops on his U.S. trip, Barghouti had planned to speak at Harvard and New York Universities. More...

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05 avril 2019

Visa extension to boost numbers of overseas students in UK after Brexit

The GuardianInternational students will be given visa extensions of up to a year to look for work in the UK as part of a package of government measures to boost numbers of overseas students after Brexit. More...

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02 avril 2019

Conference Visa Woes… in Canada

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Some have suggested moving academic conferences to Canada to get around U.S. visa policies that, among other things, bar individuals from a group of Muslim-majority countries from entering the country. But when it comes to visa problems, holding an academic conference in Canada isn’t a panacea. More...

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02 mars 2019

Final Rule Changes H-1B Visa Lottery Process

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A final rule published in the Federal Register today changes the lottery for H-1B skilled worker visas to give more of an advantage to graduates of advanced degree programs at U.S. universities. H-1Bs are a popular route for international students who want to stay in the U.S. to work after graduation, but demand for the visas regularly exceeds supply. More...

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