US bid to attract talent: Strategy to recruit, support and retain international students is needed, say education experts

“To ensure we have the science needed to fight the next global threat, strengthen our economy, and repair our relationships with other countries,we must out-compete other nations to welcome and retain the best and brightest from all around the world,” states the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration. “Congress should articulate the value of international students and send a message that they are welcome to succeed here by enacting proactive policies and exercising oversight to help us attract, welcome and retain students.”

The Alliance is a non-profit body comprising over 500 presidents and chancellors of US public and private colleges and universities, enrolling over five million students. Its members — who seek to attract talented international students — are privy to the harmful impact of outdated US immigration policies.

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