How Universities are Leveraging H-1B Visas to Fuel Startup Hubs
As obtaining an H-1B visa becomes more difficult due to the Trump administration’s crackdown on immigration and work visas, universities around the country are tapping into a creative way to legally attract and retain foreign talent — the Global Entrepreneur in Residence Program (GEIR). Started by the University of Massachusetts Venture Development Center in Boston, the program invites foreign entrepreneurs to work part-time at a school, either as a mentor or an adjunct professor.
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