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March 2, 2022
Coalition Calls for Protections for Ukrainian StudentsMeanwhile, several members of Congress are suggesting that Russian students be kicked out of the U.S.
Feb. 23, 2022
Dartmouth Goes Need Blind for International StudentsThe college joins six other institutions with similar pledges.
Feb. 16, 2022
House Moves to Restore Fulbright Exchanges to China and Hong KongAn amendment to a China competition bill would reverse the Trump administration’s July 2020 decision to end the program.
Feb. 9, 2022
What to Know About Amendments to the House’s Research-Competition BillAdditions to the bill would expand benefits for more international students.
Feb. 2, 2022
This House Bill Would Exempt STEM Ph.D. Grads From Green-Card CapsThe bill would require a fee from the graduates to fund scholarships for low-income American students in science and engineering.
Jan. 26, 2022
OPT Expands List of Qualified STEM MajorsTwenty-two new fields of study will be eligible for the STEM Optional Practical Training program.
Jan. 19, 2022
Homeland Security Re-Establishes Academic Advisory CouncilThe council will provide feedback on education-related issues, including those affecting international students.
Jan. 12, 2022
Will a Hybrid Approach to International Education Stick?And two more big questions to ask of global education in 2022.
Jan. 5, 2022
A Potential Visa-Fee Hike for Students and Exchange VisitorsIn a draft rule, the State Department said it plans to raise application fees for some visas by 53 percent.
Dec. 15, 2021
New Legislation Restores Carveout Allowing the Use of Agents in Foreign-Student RecruitmentThe legislative fix adds back in language that brings the Thrive Act in line with the Higher Education Act.