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Government tightens rules for foreign students

The Government has made it harder for international students to work in New Zealand after they finish studying.

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Visa Applicants Being Asked if Americans Can Do Their Jobs

An unexpected question has been popping up for some temporary employment visa applicants during their interviews at U.S. consulates: “Why can’t an American do this job?”

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US Visa Fees for Foreign Students Going Up

International students could soon be paying more for visas to study in the U.S.

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Lawsuit Filed To Protect Foreign Students From ICE And USCIS

A new lawsuit has been filed that seeks to prevent U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) from enforcing changes made to its website that could result in international students facing deportation and a 10-year bar from the United States.

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Trump Administration Pares Legal Immigration, Attorneys Say

A foreign airline passenger hands travel documents to a Customs and Border Protection Officer at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 5, 2004.

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Growth in international graduates on OPT has “slowed dramatically”


A record number of international graduates of US institutions were authorised to work in the country through the Optional Practical Training program in 2017, but growth has “slowed dramatically” in comparison to recent years according to a Pew Research Center analysis of government data.

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'Qualified Indians' welcome, says US as Trump tighten H-1B visa rules


As the Trump administration continues to tighten screws on the H-1B visa programme, United States Consul General in Mumbai, Edgard Kagan, says his country encourages and welcomes "qualified Indians".

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H-1B visa: U.S. firms' demand for foreign MBAs drops amid uncertainty


Uncertainty about how hard the White House may crack down on the controversial H-1B visa appears to be behind a drop in demand for foreign MBAs graduating from U.S. universities, said the head of the non-profit that runs business school admission tests.

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OPT, H-1B, and Job Loss – Dealing with the Transition

Losing a job is an emotional and stressful situation. You may feel shocked, angry, depressed, worried, or all of the above. But, when your visa is tied to your job, a termination or layoff can have a much broader impact.

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California Immigration Attorney Justin G. Fok Discusses H-1B Lottery Alternatives

San Francisco immigration attorney Justin G. Fok, of The Law Offices of Justin G. Fok, educates employers and foreign workers on options for those who did not make the H-1B lottery.

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