Policy Update: Obama’s Immigration Plan Could Impact African Students and Graduates

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Obama Immigration planLast week, President Obama called for comprehensive immigration reform, including several provisions that could impact African students and graduates. The president’s proposed framework joins a bi-partisan Senate proposal that is currently being debated in the House. Both proposals call for expedited citizenship for undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, and both would make it easier for foreign citizens earning an advanced degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics to get visas and green cards so they can stay in the country.

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