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The H-1B is the most common work visa in the United States. Using the H-1B category, U.S. employers are permitted to hire international workers who have at least a four-year U.S. bachelor’s degree or the foreign equivalent, if the individual will work in a position requiring the type of degree that the graduate has.
immigration, legal issues, international students, journal, H-1B
The Department of Homeland Security is amending its STEM Designated Degree Program List by adding 22 qualifying fields of study.
STEM, immigration, technology, international students, nace insights, engineering
As employers continue to emphasize diversity, equity, and inclusion at the workplace, acts such as correctly pronouncing names becomes an increasingly important first step.
diversity and inclusion, international students, member voices
It is critical that administrators and staff at colleges and universities foster an environment of inclusion and belonging for international students; for career development professionals in particular, this means making it clear to international students that their career development matters. One of the best ways to do this is by building a strong partnership between the career center and international student services.
diversity and inclusion, international students, journal
The internet is full of advice on how international students can lower the costs of their own education, but individual students aren’t going to solve this problem on their own through a personalized, piecemeal approach. Collective action is necessary. Stakeholders from the educational sector, financial world, and the business community must work together to create a unified system that works.
Immigration attorney Mark B. Rhoads answers several critical questions about international students navigating the visa sponsorship process.
immigration, counseling, legal issues, international students, nace insights, H-1B
The guarded optimism of early June has faded into the reality that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on college enrollments for the fall.
technology, best practices, operations, international students, trends and predictions, student attitudes, nace insights, first generation, community college, coronavirus
More than 30 percent of employers plan to hire international students from the Class of 2020, signaling a continued rebound from the 2018 recruiting year.
international students, trends and predictions, surveys, recruiting, nace insights
Beginning on March 1, the USCIS will implement a new “pre-registration” system for employers seeking to file H-1B petitions for employees.
immigration, international students, nace insights
Unpaid internships can put international students at risk of violating their immigration status.
internships, international students, journal