Other nations around the world see the current U.S. attitude regarding international visitors as an opportunity to attract the best and brightest in the world to their universities and industries. Their message is clear: If you do not feel welcomed in the United States, we would love to have you. As a result, the United States has experienced, for the first time in 15 years, two consecutive years of declining enrollment of international students at American colleges and universities. Meanwhile, other nations are seeing a significant increase in enrollments of international students. As stated by Amir Reza of Babson College, “The U.S. benefited greatly from having large cohorts of some of the most talented individuals from other countries. If those individuals who are going to be stars in their fields are deciding that Canada, Australia, the U.K., Germany, or even China are the more appropriate destinations, what does that do for U.S. competitiveness 10 or 15 years from now?