by DanielUA, Mon Dec 20, 2004 at 05:20:04 PM EST
This is from tomorrow's NY Times. It details that America, long a hub for interational students seeking College degrees, is slipping in its standing.
Some of the American decline, experts agree, is due to post-Sept. 11 delays in processing student visas, which have discouraged thousands of students, not only from the Middle East but also from dozens of other nations, from enrolling in the United States. American educators and even some foreign ones say the visa difficulties are helping foreign schools increase their share of the market.