Trump’s visa clampdown hasn’t stopped Indian students from pursuing their US dreams

Ananya Bhattacharya
Trump’s visa clampdown hasn’t stopped Indian students from pursuing their US dreams

Amidst all the job woes for immigrants in the US due to Donald Trump’s work visa clampdown, there’s still no dearth of Indian students taking their dreams there. Indians comprise the bulk of the international student population in the US after Chinese people, recent research from the Institute of International Education (IIE) and the US state department’s bureau of educational and cultural affairs. If anything, the Indian student population in the US went up by 3% in 2018-19 to 202,014 from the previous year, the report said.