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Indian-American evicted from Donald Trump rally in recall of Macaca incident

In a 2006 Senate race, Republican candidate George Allen referred to a young Indian-American who was filming him at a rally as a "macaca" (monkey), compounding the slur by telling the US-born SR Sidarth, "Welcome to America and the real world of Virginia." The racist breach cost Allen the election, lost Republicans control of the tied Senate, and arguably cost the GOP the state itself as Virginia turned blue subsequently, voting for Democrats in the 2008 and 2012 Presidential elections after 40 years of Republican victories.

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How college students can stay safe while studying abroad

Jossalyn Jensen, a Juilliard School violist who won a Fulbright scholarship to study music in Paris for two years, is among the thousands of American students setting out to study abroad this fall.

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Reminder: 24-month STEM OPT Students Must Receive Compensation

F-1 international students participating in a 24-month science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) optional practical training (OPT) extension must receive fair compensation for their training.

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Go-to visa for Indian and Chinese temporarily frozen

A popular visa that offers a path to U.S. citizenship is temporarily closed to Chinese and Indian nationals.

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Tuition scam targets international students

Whether it be a fake IRS threat or a wire transfer request from a far-off Nigerian prince, money scams come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Most of these ruses come in the form of anonymous phone calls and spam emails, so they often appear suspicious, and therefore ineffective. 

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The businesses that use H1B visas—including many tech companies—could be hit hard

Since the very first day of his campaign for the presidency, Donald Trump has made immigration a key part of his platform. Though early in the campaign he spoke of controlling immigration from Mexico, in recent months, Trump focused on Muslims, calling for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S.

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H1-B visa: Here's what worries Indian IT companies

Indian IT industry body Nasscom today shrugged off pre-election political commentary in the US around work visas, but expressed concern over "discriminatory approaches" of the American authorities.

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Trump's 'extreme' anti-terrorism vetting may be H-1B nightmare

Donald Trump’s call for "extreme vetting" of visa applications, as well as the temporary suspension of immigration from certain countries, would raise fees and add delays for anyone seeking a visa, including H-1B visas, immigration experts said.

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Now International Chinese Students Can Pay U.S. Tuition With Mastercard

For many Chinese students, a U.S. college education is a dream. Graduating from a top school opens pathways not just in the U.S. but back home in mainland China. 

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Indian American student at center of freedom of expression debate

​An Indian American leader of a student union is at the centre of freedom of expression debate after the union took action against her for a Facebook comment in support of police personnel who had been shot dead by an anti-police activist.

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