United Kingdom -- The UK is cracking down on student visa applications from northern India after a shocking jump in numbers. British officials are particularly concerned that most of the cases "are not genuine."
In the last three months of last year, there were 13,500 applications from northern India alone, compared with 1,800 in the same period of 2008. Unscrupulous offers of visas as a way of settling in the UK are not uncommon, nor are they uncommon in the United States. During these times of unprecedented, spiraling unemployment for UK and US citizens, student and work visa suspensions are long overdue. Read full article here.