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The cancer scientist and his family have been sent home, and an official claims that his detention was not triggered by the Trump travel ban.

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STEM Bill Passed by House

By Dan Cossins | December 5, 2012

A bill that would increase visas for foreign-born, US-trained science and engineering graduates passes in the House, but is unlikely to get through Senate.

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Biologists Not Welcome

By Beth Marie Mole | September 28, 2012

Proposed legislation that sought to offer green cards to foreign STEM students excluded those in biology.

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House Fails STEM Bill

By Jef Akst | September 21, 2012

Legislation aimed at retaining foreign students who earn advanced science and engineering degrees in the United States is rejected by Congress.

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US Visa Rules Hinder Science?

By Megan Scudellari | July 25, 2011

Indian researchers argue that applying for new visas every year is an insult to international scientists.

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