An article in today’s Washington Post highlights a new emerging trend in immigration — foreign professionals with degrees in math, science, and special education are turning to teaching as a way to work legally in the US.  These highly educated teachers fill a much needed employment gap caused by retiring teachers.  Because many school districts have affiliations with colleges and universities and are non-profits, potential teachers are able to obtain cap-exempt H-1b visas to work provided they meet state licensing requirements for teachers.

Posted by:  Katie Jacob, Esq.