The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has given high-tech companies a piece of good news, CNET reports: Foreign graduates of American universities won't necessarily be forced to go home before companies have a chance to hire them on temporary work visas. The new rule, announced April 4, will allow recent graduates with science, technology, engineering, or mathematics degrees to stay in the country for 29 months, instead of the previous 12 months, if they're participating in an off-campus, on-the-job training program related to their field of study. The "stopgap measure" appears to be directly related to persistent complaints by high-tech


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