More international students decide to stay and work in the US under OPT, but this could change soon

The number of international graduates from U.S. colleges, who stay in the country to work, has steadily increased in the past few years, American fact tank Pew Research revealed.   According to its latest study, the federal government approved at least 700,000 Optional Practical Training program (OPT) applications from the fiscal year 2008 through to 2014.   The OPT is a program designed by...

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Hawaii issues first legal move to challenge Trump’s revised travel ban

Hawaii issues first legal move to challenge Trump’s revised travel ban   The Pacific state has become the first US state to take legal action to stop President Donald Trump’s newest travel ban that prohibits citizens from select Islamic countries from entering the country.     On Thursday, March 9, the state asked the federal court to issue a nationwide temporary restraining order (TRO)...

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Trump’s first month in office: Fulfilling campaign promises and facing national and global oppositions

Trump proves he’s not your usual president, but does America like it?   There’s no denying that Donald Trump is one unconventional leader. Unconventional to the point that he’s both decisive and impulsive, traits that could make or break a leader, needless to mention a country. He has already proven that he embodies both these two when he wasted no time in fulfilling at least a small...

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Trump puts stamp on U.S. immigration, moves ahead with wall and security policy

President Donald Trump’s first days in office could be considered well spent regarding the issuing of several executive orders. On his third full working day, he ordered the construction of a U.S.-Mexican border wall and punishment for cities shielding illegal immigrants as he launched broad plans to reshape U.S. immigration and national security policy.    On Wednesday, he signaled a tough...

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