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'Politico' reports that Trump called most Chinese students in the U.S. spies

Politico reports that the president called "almost every student" from China a spy.

Calls for Stanford RA to be fired after he threatens to fight Zionists

A student at Stanford University is under fire for posting that he would "physically fight" Zionists who came onto the campus -- and some are questioning whether the university is taking his words seriously enough.

Calls for universities to end their contracts with U.S. immigration agency

Protests and petitions call on universities to end their contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Supreme Court upholds Trump's travel ban in 5-4 ruling

In case closely watched by higher education, justices find that Trump was within his authority in restricting entry to the U.S. for nationals from a group of mostly Muslim-majority countries.

Corporate pathway providers shake up international student landscape and up ante on compensation for agents

Pathway providers are shaking up the international student recruitment landscape, and the incentives they offer recruiting agents are attracting scrutiny.

More colleges hire corporate partners for international student pathway programs, with mixed results

The number of universities contracting with corporate entities to recruit for and manage first-year programs for international students keeps growing. As competition increases, institutions report mixed results with the model.

Pakistani scholars barred from Asian studies conference in India

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The Indian government is barring Pakistani scholars from participating in a conference in New Delhi co-sponsored by an American academic association.

Lawmakers discuss national security concerns and Chinese students

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As Senate subcommittee takes on issue of international students and national security, some raise concerns about generalizations that would paint Chinese students and scholars broadly as spies.

The tale of a troubled accreditor and a questionable college

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools seeks a second chance. Over the years it's accredited some questionable institutions that have been likened to visa mills.

White House reportedly weighs restrictions on Chinese citizens doing sensitive research at U.S. universities

White House reportedly considers new restrictions barring Chinese citizens from engaging in sensitive research at U.S. universities. Higher education groups say they want to protect national security interests, but U.S. universities must remain open.

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