NASPA has lent its support to draft legislation that would simplify the steps that educated international and immigrant students must take to contribute to America’s knowledge-based economy. The draft legislation, known as the Innovative Immigration (I-squared) Act of 2015, seeks to address the long process many encounter to obtain a visa to work in the United States after graduation. If enacted, the legislation would also increases the number of H1-B visas that can be authorized, with even higher numbers available in years of high employment demand. Below is a summary of the draft legislation:
Read the joint letter sent to Senator Orrin Hatch and five co-sponsors in support of this legislation.