Foreign Students

Foreign Students
Jan 24, 2022
The Biden administration has taken steps to make the U.S. more attractive to international talent, including expanding eligibility for some foreign STEM students to participate in a popular postgraduation work program.

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January 24, 2022

The Biden administration has taken steps to make the U.S. more attractive to international talent, including expanding eligibility for some foreign STEM students to participate in a popular postgraduation work program.

September 25, 2020

Trump administration proposes revamping visas so students would have to apply for an extension after fixed terms of no more than four years. Some students would have to reapply after two years, depending on their country of origin.

July 27, 2020

New U.S. immigration guidance clarifies that new international students -- unlike continuing international students -- cannot come to American colleges to take a "100 percent" online course load this fall.

July 9, 2020

Harvard and MIT file suit to block a new directive from Immigration and Customs Enforcement that would prohibit international students in the U.S. from taking an all-online course load this fall.

July 1, 2020

International students report higher levels of satisfaction with remote learning than their domestic peers, but they have concerns about issues of health, safety and immigration.

May 29, 2020

The Trump administration is reportedly considering temporary restrictions on a program that lets more than 200,000 international students stay in the U.S. and work after they graduate.

May 26, 2020

Colleges prepare for big declines in new international student enrollments due to the coronavirus pandemic. But survey data show that about 90 percent of current students remain in the U.S.

March 20, 2020

Questions and stresses remain for international students in the U.S. affected by COVID-19 closures, and many American students studying abroad come home.

February 24, 2020

Purdue's Mitch Daniels thinks civics knowledge should be a graduation requirement. Many faculty members agree.

January 31, 2020

The arrest and sentencing of a Chinese student at the University of Minnesota for tweets he posted while studying in the U.S. raise concerns about restrictions on Chinese students' speech.

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