How Foreign Students Hurt U.S. Innovation

How Foreign Students Hurt U.S. InnovationBloomberg – In the old days, the U.S. program for foreign-student visas helped developing nations and brought diversity to then white-bread American campuses. Today, the F-1 program, as it is known, has become a profit center for universities and a wage-suppression tool for the technology industry.

International students are attractive to strapped colleges because they tend to pay full tuition or, in the case of public institutions, pay more than full price in out-of-state rates. At California State University, East Bay, for example, the school directed its master’s degree programs to admit only non-California students, including foreign students. [Read More]