International Screenwriters in Hollywood: Do we have a shot?

Given that most Screenwriting MFAs culminate in a Pitchfest or Showcase, I can't help but wonder whether there are any disadvantages to being an international writer in an MFA program.

Will agents/managers/production houses avoid you even if they like your work, to avoid cumbersome visa accommodations?

Can international writers ever get on staff for TV shows?

How long can internationals hang out in the US post-grad? I've heard about an artist visa, but that seems like a long shot.

Any information is appreciated.
 

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