FIGURE 2-4. Visa workloads and refusals: student and exchange visitors.

FIGURE 2-4Visa workloads and refusals: student and exchange visitors.

SOURCE: Data provided by US Department of State and available in its annual publication Report of the Visa Office, published by the Bureau of Consular Affairs. Recent editions are available at http://travel.state.gov/visa/report.html . The adjusted refusal rate is calculated with the following formula: (Refusals - Refusals Overcome/Waived)/(Issuances + Refusals - Refusals Overcome/Waived).

From: 2, Shaping the Flow of International Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars: Visa and Immigration Policy

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Policy Implications of International Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars in the United States.
National Research Council (US) Committee on Policy Implications of International Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars in the United States.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2005.
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