Podcast

Who Are the Foreign Students Studying in U.S. Higher Ed?

Fred Dews and Neil Ruiz

<!–Columbia University student reading outside–>Over 800,000 foreign students are studying in the U.S. at institutions of higher education. Where are they coming from? What are they studying? And how can U.S. visa policy be improved to take advantage of this talented group? To find out the answers to these questions, I spoke with Associate Fellow Neil Ruiz from the Metropolitan Policy Program.

Show Notes:

The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations
• Immigration Facts on Foreign Students
• H-1B Visas and the STEM Shortage
• Beyond H-1B: Other Avenues to Adding Skilled Workers
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Authors

Neil Ruiz

Senior Policy Analyst and Associate Fellow - The Brookings Institution