U.S. visa and immigration laws and policies need major changes for American universities to continue to attract top talent from abroad, according to a report being released today by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Among the reforms the report endorses: expedited reviews for "low risk" visa applicants, new procedures for visiting scientists, and an end to the requirement that student visa applicants pledge that they do not intend to stay in the United States after they finish their academic programs.
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