Controversial H-1B rule change scrapped

“It is great news – [the modification] would have made it very difficult for recently graduated international students to gain H-1B status,” said Miriam Feldblum, executive director the President’s Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration.

“The President’s Alliance has been advocating for the withdrawal of the proposed rule since it was first introduced under the previous administration,” Feldblum continued.

“I think these kinds of positive developments help to revitalise international student confidence in the US as a welcoming country and help spur renewed interest from prospective international students and their families in US higher education,” Feldblum said.

“As importantly, they help reassure the international students who are already here and looking forward to their own post-graduation plans and prospects,” she continued

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