Coalition Urges Federal Action to Maintain U.S. Leadership in Attracting International Students and Scholars

The ability of U.S. colleges and universities to recruit top student talent from around the world is one of the least appreciated achievements of both the American higher education system and the U.S. economy. Although most students return to their countries of origin, a significant number qualify for temporary or permanent visas allowing them to remain in the U.S. and to contribute their skills and entrepreneurial energy to the larger economy.