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India leads with a rose of 12% students in the United States:

The annual report on international education published by the Institute of International Education (IIE), with support from the US State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, reports that the number of international students from India rose 12% to a total of 74,603 in academic year 2002/03. India surpassed China for the second consecutive year as the leading place of origin for students in the United States. Open Doors 2003 reports that the total number of international students attending colleges and universities in the United States increased by nearly 1%, bringing the total this year to a new record high of 586,323.

Tier 1 (Post Study Work) replaces International Graduates Scheme

This scheme is to enable students from outside the EEA who have successfully completed their qualification (undergraduate degree, Masters, DPhil, Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma) to apply to remain in the UK to seek and take employment. Successful applicants will be granted a maximum of two years’ immigration permission. This replaces the former International Graduates Scheme. Information, a self-assessment tool, the application form and policy guidance notes are available on the UK Border Agency website below. The application for Post Study Work costs £400 if you apply from within the UK.

U.S. Employment: Challenges for International Students

Many international students want to work in the United States after they graduate. According to U.S immigration law, international students with F-1 visas are eligible to work full-time for one year after they graduate as part of their "practical training". After their practical training, international students must be sponsored by an employer in order to continue working in the United States. International students have difficulty securing postgraduate employment