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AAU Joins Associations on USCIS Comment Letter Regarding Administrative Barriers to Immigration

AAU joined ACE and more than 30 other higher education associations in submitting comments to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. It outlines several ways the agency can remove administrative barriers to immigration and international education in the United States by revising rules or issuing new administrative policies. “Over the past several years, we believe core problems for prospective international students and scholars include the lack of predictability that surrounds the visa and immigration process, as well as the extremely long processing times and increased fees,” the letter says. “Students need assurance that the rules will not suddenly change so they can make plans. Employers also need certainty so they can engage in appropriate workforce planning.”

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