Op-ed: Immigration Bill to Keep STEM Students in U.S. Must also Include Humanities and Social Sciences

April 12, 2021
President Christopher L. Eisgruber (photo by Sameer Khan) and Chancellor Robert Jones of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (photo courtesy of the University of Illinois)

An op-ed by President Christopher L. Eisgruber and Chancellor Robert Jones of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on the Biden administration’s comprehensive immigration reform bill now before Congress was published by ROI-NJ on April 7 and The News-Gazette on April 11. Eisgruber and Jones argue the United States should remove the barriers that hinder the ability of international graduate students from a wide array of fields — not only STEM but also the humanities and social sciences — to work, live and study in the United States and contribute to society through their research, innovation, and initiative.

Read the full story on the University homepage.

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