U.S. Visa Policy Trends: We Can Do Better

The renowned poet Dr. Maya Angelou said, “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” Newly released data have revealed that qualified international students from the African continent are routinely being denied visas to study on U.S. campuses at disproportionally higher rates than students from other areas of the world.

Now we have the facts to substantiate what higher education officials have often reported: that it is harder for students in certain countries to acquire a visa than in other countries. We can and must do better to turn this trend around.

Read the full article on the “Jill on the Hill” column from the PIENews.