Foreign Students in U.S.

New public charge rule has implications for higher education and students

Trump administration says new regulation will ensure that immigrants are self-sufficient, but higher ed groups are concerned about impacts on legal immigrants and international students.

State Department's top education official says Chinese students are welcome, but…

A State Department official says Chinese students are welcome. She also speaks of Chinese propaganda and influence activities on U.S. campuses, and of academic espionage.

As colleges go test optional for domestic applicants, they take different approaches to testing policies for international applicants

As more colleges make submission of SAT or ACT scores optional, the decision on whether to require scores from international applicants can raise a different set of issues.

British universities see big jump in Chinese undergraduate applicants

The number of Chinese students applying to U.K. universities surges by 30 percent.

Two new bills take different approach to protecting U.S. research from foreign threats


Congress is paying increasing attention to risk of foreign actors stealing American research. Two new bills take very different approaches to addressing the threat -- and universities much prefer one approach over the other.

Chinese officials warn students of visa problems if they come to U.S.

China's Ministry of Education warns students of the risk of visa problems if they come to the U.S.

Executed Saudi student was allegedly convicted on basis of confession obtained under torture


A Saudi student who gained admission to Western Michigan University was beheaded last week for charges associated with his participation in a pro-democracy protest.

Federal granting agencies and lawmakers step up scrutiny of foreign research collaborations

Over past 18 months, the White House, federal agencies and Congress have all signaled concerns about theft of sensitive academic research by foreign competitors. Here's what's been happening.

Maryland professor resigns after allegedly making discriminatory comments about Chinese students and cheating

Professor at Maryland who allegedly accused all Chinese students of cheating resigns, the latest in a series of incidents involving tensions between faculty and international students.

'Oregonian' reports on cases of Saudi students accused of crimes fleeing U.S. justice

The Oregonian reports on a series of cases in which Saudi students at U.S. colleges were accused of crimes but disappeared before facing U.S. criminal charges. Two senators introduce legislation calling for investigation of Saudi government's role.


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