US House Votes To Give Residency To More Advanced-Degree Graduates, End Visa Lottery

The Province
November 30, 2012

The U.S. House of Representatives voted Friday to make green cards accessible to foreign students graduating with advanced science and math degrees from U.S. universities, setting up what is expected to be a turbulent battle over immigration policy next year.

Even this limited step, strongly backed by the high-tech industry, is unlikely to go anywhere this session of Congress, indicating how difficult it will be to find lasting solutions to the nation’s much-criticized immigration system.

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