Triangle residents Arpit Gupta and Ranjith Kumar could live or die professionally by the outcome of a vote in Congress today.
Gupta is working on his Ph.D. from N.C. State University and Kumar got his doctorate in May. Both scientists say they need to work in this country for at least a few years to attain major league status in their fields. Eventually, they plan to return to India to reap the benefits of their American educations.
A House vote scheduled Friday in Washington could help Gupta and Kumar achieve their aspirations, while boosting the infusion of foreign talent into technology companies in the Triangle and nationwide.
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