Articles Posted in Startup Act

Thousands of uniquely talented foreign students enroll in colleges and universities in the United States on a yearly basis. Some find sponsoring employment and are able to petition for a H-1B nonimmigrant visa; however, there remains a large majority that are left with no available options to remain in this country once their education is completed.

It would seem counterintuitive to educate the foreign-born and then send them home. Furthermore, U.S. companies are finding it increasingly difficult to procure visas to transfer existing foreign employees to the U.S. to continue work on products, services and projects. Current immigration policies are not working well for U.S. businesses.

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