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My Life as a 'Highly Skilled' Immigrant

Ash Murthy | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics
Ash Murthy

In search of the American Dream, I had come halfway around the planet to pursue graduate studies in computer science at the University of Southern California. Little did I then know that the green pastures are not so green, at least not without a green card.

Yet Another American Dream Left Unfulfilled

Ketaki Desai | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics
Ketaki Desai

Every year thousands of students from all over the world make their way to American universities. Most of them come with the hope of achieving the American dream. Our story started out on a similar note.

With Green Card Lottery At Risk, Refugee Defends Its Merits

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.05.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

More than 8 million would-be American citizens enter the Green Card Lottery every year, but only 50,000 lucky winners are chosen. Now, the program is ...

Elise Foley

Democrats, Republicans Still Worlds Apart On Immigration Reform | Elise Foley | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House passed a Republican-led bill on Friday to increase visas for foreign nationals who earn advanced degrees in the U.S. for scien...

Elise Foley

House Republicans' Immigration Bill Receives Official Opposition From White House | Elise Foley | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration announced on Wednesday its opposition to the latest House Republican effort on immigration: a bill that would e...