Updating immigrant visa
Data and analysis were pooled from a variety of sources to give registrants an up-to-date snapshot of international candidate perceptions, decision-making factors, and application sending behavior.
The trends discussed provided schools with a useful benchmark to assess their own numbers at this point in the admissions cycle.
Below you’ll find ongoing context and analysis on the impact these changes are having and may potentially have on the graduate management education community, including actions GMAC is taking on behalf of schools and candidates and available resources.
GMAC researchers hosted a webinar to share an update on the status of international candidate demand in light of the current political climate.
Additional resources provided by DHS: announced that — due to the Russian government’s cap on U. diplomatic personnel in Russia — all nonimmigrant visa (NIV) operations across Russia will be suspended beginning on August 23, 2017. Notwithstanding that international students are some of the most heavily tracked visitors to the United States, the F-1 student visa program is one of several programs under scrutiny by the administration.Following the 30-minute presentation, webinar attendees continued the dialogue in a Q&A session with the presenters.Watch the Recording and Download the Slides PDF GMAC conducted a webinar on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, that focused on recent immigration policy changes and the rapidly changing political landscape.California and Texas have theof DACA beneficiaries in the country, followed by New York, Illinois, and Florida.The program has not been without controversy, and recently the attorneys general of Texas and several other states threatened to initiate litigation2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that DACA is being rescinded and that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will begin a phasing out of the program.