U.S. Student Visas Drop 25% in India

October 12, 2009

The number of U.S. students visas issued in India fell 25 percent in the last year, The Economic Times reported. Experts told the newspaper that they believed the decline was not due to tougher standards on visas, but because many colleges in the United States appear to be cutting down on financial aid awards to Indian students, making them less interested in seeking a visa.

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