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Indian students form bulk of decline in US international student enrollment

The downward trend, attributed to the Trump administration’s restrictive work and visa policies, is seen as worrying in that it will impact the American talent pool.

The US could soon experience a shrinking talent pool in Computer Science and Engineering fields, with studies on international student enrollment showing a sharp decline in Indian graduate-students applying for courses there.

Enrollment of Indian students in these courses dropped 21 percent, or 18,590 students, between 2016 and 2017, according to a recent report by the National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP) citing analysis of data from the US Department of Homeland Security.

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