‘Record’ US visas issued in India, Ghana and Nigeria

The US state department has confirmed that this year it is issuing more student visas to applicants from African countries than any time in the previous six years…..

The Presidents’ Alliance added that it is continuing to encourage member to raise issues and concerns related to visa processing to address inconsistencies. Additionally, it has requested the state department for a specific meeting to discuss international mobility for students from Africa.

Jill Welch of the Presidents’ Alliance recently wrote in The PIE News that if the US doesn’t address “missed opportunities” for young Africans – which are expected to constitute close to half of the world’s youth population by 2030 – the US “will fall further behind our competitor countries in recruiting this talent from Africa”.

Read the full article from The Pie News here.