The number of real foreign students dropped by 1.3 percent over the last year, but the number of foreign grads taking government-subsidized U.S. jobs while masquerading as students increased by almost 16 percent.
The president made the immigration system, and in particular fixing the immigration system, a key point in his election campaign. Attorney General Jeff Sessions helped President Trump to carry out many of the promises he made to fix that system.
One of the most open-borders groupings in Congress is the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus; it consists of both House and Senate members with Asian roots and the three non-voting delegates from American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
It has been growing steadily in recent years, and it will probably soon expand its numbers by either two or three seats in the House, depending on the latest vote counts. Here is a thumbnail portrait of its growth over the last three elections:
The people in Congress and the courts who created this mess no doubt were acting in what they thought was the best interests of both the UACs and the nation. But their decisions are having deleterious consequences, both for the children involved and for our system of justice as a whole.
The Border Patrol is, after all, just about the only immigration agency that copes with what might be called "outdoor technology" — the others deal with computers, the internet, and other indoor devices.
A court case alleging ethnic discrimination by the Indian outsourcing giant Tata Consulting Services Ltd, the nation's second largest user of H-1B workers, shows that such discrimination is not only illegal, it can be harmful to the bottom line of the discriminator.