December 07, 2012
by Rediff

United States President Barack Obama [ Images ], who pledged that enacting comprehensive immigration reform would be a priority in his second term, has rejected a Republican-sponsored immigration bill that would have created a new green card category for foreign students, reports Aziz Haniffa.

The White House has rejected a Republican-sponsored immigration bill, meant for foreign graduates with advanced degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects from American universities, arguing that it's not comprehensive enough.

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