Clear and Fair Visa Policies
American prosperity deserves the brightest individuals supported by a fair visa system that encourages them to contribute to the country.
We want the best minds working on such grand challenges as cures for cancer and developing quantum computers. Having the world’s most talented people here in the United States not only makes economic sense, it also allows America to lead human progress on the global stage, scarcely is that leadership more true than in North Carolina.
Our Dean of Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering Ravi Bellamkonda first came to the United States on a student visa to complete his PhD in biomaterials and medical science and then stayed in the country on a research visa. Now, as the Dean of Engineering, he leads a cancer research lab and designs the next generation of STEM education.