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+ - Visa problems eroding US scientific capabilities?->

Submitted by rossifer
rossifer (581396) writes "Foreign science students are finding it harder than ever to obtain and renew the visas that let them continue research at US universities. The State Department claims that it's a combination of short staffing and security concerns, but wouldn't Obama be interested in ending the paranoia of the Bush-era State Department? Why are we turning away the very scientists (and presumably engineers) that we're going to need to pull us out of the current economic malaise?"
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