A Boost for Graduates of U.S. Universities in H-1B Visa Pool?

October 19, 2018

The Trump administration plans to publish a proposed rule this month that would increase the probability that holders of advanced degrees from U.S. institutions would be selected for one of 85,000 H-1B skilled worker visas available in the annual lottery, Politico reported. The administration projects that changing the way the lottery is conducted could result in a 15 percent increase in the number of H-1B visa recipients who have master's or other advanced degrees from U.S. universities. Details from Politico are here.

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