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pimpernel2 Post time: 2016-8-20 10:11
canello. Thanks for your support. Your record/graph of Chinese students returning home proves you a ...
the graph proves nothing!!! It shows they came back, it does not cite any reasons that might have been. Here is more mouthing off from then Home Secretary, Theresa May!! Now that sh tis PM, hardcore and about time too.
“So I don’t care what university lobbyists say: the rules must be enforced. Students yes, overstayers no, and universities must make this happen.” Copy code
- “Let me be clear about students: we welcome students coming to study, but the fact is, too many of them are not returning home as soon as their visa runs out,” she told the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. “If they have a graduate job, that’s fine. If not, they must return home.
- “I don’t care what university lobbyists say: the rules must be enforced. Students yes, overstayers no, and universities must make this happen”
However, international education stakeholders have questioned the suggestion that abuse is rife or that universities are not compliant with current regulations.
“I don’t think anyone would disagree with [May’s] phrase “Students yes, overstayers no’,” Dominic Scott, chief executive of the UK Council for International Student Affairs, told The PIE News.
People from China, Malaysia and the United States were the highest number of visa overstayers in Australia in 2013, with the Chinese topping the list at 7690.
According to an Immigration Department report, Migration Trends 2012-2013, visitors (44,800) and students (10,720) were the largest cohort of visa holders to overstay their visit. The highest number of visa overstayers in 2013 by nationality came from China (7690), Malaysia (6420), the US (5220) and the UK (3780).