Kenya Downs: New research from the Center for Global Development suggests the H-1B visa program has been a key factor in a shift in computer science and engineering education for American and Indian students.
Shailesh Chitnis was like many international students from India.
He came to the US for an advanced education that would give him a leg up on earning a coveted H-1B visa.
The temporary work program allows thousands of highly skilled foreigners to obtain work visas in the US for up to six years.
After graduating from the…