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H-1B Visa Lottery Season is Open

Mar 13, 2024

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The initial registration period for the H-1B visa lottery is open and will run through noon Eastern Time on March 22, 2024. The lottery is held annually when the demand for H-1B work visas is greate...

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Landry's Effort to Count the Cost of Immigrants Politically Motivated

Feb 28, 2024

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Louisiana Governor Jeff Landry has wasted no time since taking office, pushing to undo many criminal justice reforms, increase oversight of New Orleans’ Sewerage and Water Board, and cutting funding f...

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Biden Administration Extends Deferred Enforcement Departure to Palestinians

Feb 27, 2024

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On February 14, the Biden administration extended Deferred Enforced Departure for Palestinians in the United States that meet the criteria. Sending Palestinians home to Gaza at this point would put th...

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Possible Changes to 2024 H-1B Visa Lottery

Jan 16, 2024

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The H-1B visa season is starting for us, and there are a few potential changes that may affect how this year’s lottery goes. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services holds a lottery when th...

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Trends in International Education Don't Surprise

Dec 20, 2023

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The fall semester has come to a close in most higher ed institutions, and since the end of one year inevitably leads to interest in the one upcoming, I started to look online for news on trends in int...

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