Previously unreleased data from the Department of Homeland Security is revealing some very interesting pathways through U.S. schools to U.S. jobs for international students. According to the data, “433,556 foreign graduates were cleared for temporary jobs in their academic field after finishing school in 2017,” meaning almost half of all international students currently in the U.S. are cleared for some future U.S. employment. Among the companies who are employing the largest numbers of OPT students are the big names in tech, like Amazon, Intel, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook etc., while the largest universities supplying students with OPT status are NYU, Northwestern Polytechnic, USC and Columbia.

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U.S.: New Immigration Data Show Where Foreign Students Study and Work

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