For Dr. Sengupta, Long-Term Visa Is a Long Way Off


In the post-Katrina world, Dr. Sengupta’s expertise would seem to make the 39-year-old Indian national a highly prized immigrant. Colorado State University, which helps fund the Fort Collins institute where Dr. Sengupta works on a temporary visa, thinks so highly of him that it is sponsoring him for a type of permanent visa that is available only to “outstanding researchers.”