Sudha Kumar, director of the India office of the University of Southern California (USC), speaks during a counseling session held by USC at the United States-India Education Foundation (USIEF) in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. For decades, the U.S. has lured thousands of foreign students whove been quickly hired by the likes of Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. Now the Trump administration is trying to slash immigrant visas, while Republican and Democrat lawmakers are introducing bills to curb the number of work visas. Recent violent attacks against Indiansseveral fatalhave raised the specter of physical danger among Indians who have fantasies of a life in the U.S. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg via Getty Images