New Rules For Practical Training Of Foreign STEM Students?

Law360, New York (November 4, 2015, 6:11 PM EST) -- Paul Virtue

Elizabeth Stern Globally, there is significant competition, especially in the technology sector, for highly skilled workers with practical experience. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, there are currently 1.05 million foreign students studying at nearly 9,000 U.S. schools authorized to enroll international students. Some 38 percent of foreign students are studying in technology fields. The top three STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) majors for foreign students are engineering, computer and information sciences and support services, and biological and biomedical sciences. Eighty-five percent of foreign STEM students studying in the United States are from Asia.

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