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China, Gulf Feature Heavily in U.S. Homeland Security Report on Students

A new report by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security highlights just how rapid growth has been in the number of international students — most from China and oil-rich Gulf states — attending American universities. As WSJ’s Miriam Jordan reports, there are currently 1.13 million foreign students …

U.S. Universities Accept Record Number of Foreign Students

A new report released today by the Department of Homeland Security, says the number of international students being accepted by American universities …

Britain's brightest leaving in brain drain and replaced with low skilled migrants

Report shows exodus of highly skilled to overseas while David Cameron fails in his election pledge to slash immigration<p>One in ten of Britain’s best workers have been lured from the UK in a brain drain and been replaced by low skilled migrants, research has found.<p>The country’s most highly skilled …

International students at U.S. schools top 1 million; 400,000 enrolled in STEM fields - The Business Journals

The number of foreigners studying at U.S. schools has jumped 14 percent over the past year to 1.13 million, according to U.S. immigration and Customs …

College & University

STEMming reverse brain drain: what would make foreign students stay in the US?

Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines in the US have come to heavily rely on international students, who constitute about a …

Students

More about that doctor shortage, er, poor distribution of physicians

I tried to point out in this post Tuesday that critics of doctor shortage projections have argued for years that the problem is actually poor distribution of physicians, with too many clustered in urban and affluent areas and too few in poor and rural areas. There were 767,000 practicing doctors in …

Recruitment consultant sentenced for falsifying doctors' CVs

<b>A recruitment consultant who changed eight doctors' CVs to secure them jobs has been given a suspended sentence.</b><p>Ross Etherson admitted 21 counts of making or supplying articles for use in fraud at Isleworth Crown Court.<p>The doctors were given locum jobs with United Lincolnshire and Western Sussex …

Society briefing: NHS hires 3,000 foreign doctors in a year due to lack of homegrown staff

Sign up to Society briefing email<p>Today’s top SocietyGuardian stories<p>• NHS hires 3,000 foreign doctors in one year to fight lack of homegrown staff<br>• Social care funding in a ‘ridiculous situation’, says LGA head<br>• Ed Miliband’s NHS plans risk losing the election, say Blair supporters<br>• Labour accuses …

NHS hires up to 3,000 foreign-trained doctors in a year to plug staff shortage

Up to 3,000 doctors have been hired from overseas by the NHS in the past year, as the service battles to tackle staff shortages that medical professionals say are serious and growing.<p>They came from at least 27 countries, including India, Poland, Australia and Greece – but also even Iraq, Syria and …

Can This Republican Win the Immigration Fight that Marco Rubio Couldn’t?

Car­los Cur­belo is tak­ing a risk.<p>The first-term House Re­pub­lic­an from Flor­ida is hop­ing to pull his party to­ward the cen­ter on …

Recent Population Change in US States, 2012-2014

How are states faring in these two years of modest recovery? Change is never simple. States vary in their rates of births and deaths, “natural …

Illegal immigrant activists protest inside offices of Ted Cruz, Jeff Sessions

Advocates for illegal immigrants staged protests Wednesday inside the Capitol Hill offices of Republican lawmakers, including Jeff Sessions of Alabama and Ted Cruz of Texas.<p>Sessions’ Senate office confirmed the protests to The Daily Caller, saying the disturbance was so loud that staff couldn’t …

Immigrant America: The High Cost of Deporting Parents | VICE News

As Barack Obama considers ways to enforce immigration laws "more humanely," VICE News travels to Guatemala to meet a deportee named Ray Jesus, who lives apart from his American wife and 5 American children. When Ray lived in the U.S., he was the family's breadwinner. Now they rely on welfare to get …

US Border Patrol Caught More Non-Mexicans Than Mexicans for the First Time Ever in 2014 | VICE News

A new study from the Pew Research Center crunched six decades worth of US Border Patrol data and found that 2014 was the first time in history the agency apprehended more non-Mexicans than Mexicans crossing illegally into the US.<p>According to recently published Border Patrol data, the agency caught …