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Updated: 2017-12-16T12:19:13-05:00

 



Mexican Universities Prepare for a Potential ‘Tsunami’ of DACA Students

2017-09-14T17:37:46-04:00

While the program’s fate is unclear, institutions in Mexico are taking steps to enroll students who face possible deportation.While the program’s fate is unclear, institutions in Mexico are taking steps to enroll students who face possible deportation.



Many Colleges See a Drop in International Students, Chronicle Survey Finds

2017-09-06T21:25:00-04:00

The impact of President Trump’s policies and other issues may not have been “catastrophic.” But about 40 percent of respondents said undergraduate enrollment had declined. And next year could be worse.The impact of President Trump’s policies and other issues may not have been “catastrophic.” But about 40 percent of respondents said undergraduate enrollment had declined. And next year could be worse.



Canada Capitalizes on a ‘Trump Bump’ — and Years of Preparation

2017-07-18T17:31:41-04:00

Universities there have seen a surge in international applications, but say the U.S. president’s isolationist rhetoric isn’t the only factor.Universities there have seen a surge in international applications, but say the U.S. president’s isolationist rhetoric isn’t the only factor.



Assessing the Travel Ban: What New Data on Overseas Recruitment Does — and Doesn’t — Tell Us

2017-07-06T15:29:00-04:00

Here are three takeaways from the latest studies on whether President Trump’s policies and rhetoric have affected student interest from abroad.Here are three takeaways from the latest studies on whether President Trump’s policies and rhetoric have affected student interest from abroad.



International Students Dodge Trump’s Partly Reinstated Travel Ban, but Concerns Persist

2017-06-26T19:47:24-04:00

The U.S. Supreme Court says students from six Muslim-majority countries can enter the United States. But prospective students still could be affected.The U.S. Supreme Court says students from six Muslim-majority countries can enter the United States. But prospective students still could be affected.



For Students Going Overseas, an ‘America First’ Presidency Complicates Their Studies

2017-06-09T17:02:40-04:00

Colleges and study-abroad providers are making sure students are prepared to deal with anti-Trump sentiment and other challenges.Colleges and study-abroad providers are making sure students are prepared to deal with anti-Trump sentiment and other challenges.



Colleges Grapple With How to Help Students Still Left in Limbo by Trump’s Travel Ban

2017-05-18T16:45:12-04:00

With the academic year almost over, affected international students need housing, on-campus jobs, and other support during the summer.With the academic year almost over, affected international students need housing, on-campus jobs, and other support during the summer.



Even in Limbo, Trump’s Travel Ban Reverberates

2017-04-23T19:00:00-04:00

After the president tried to bar travelers from six countries, the personal effects are still being felt.After the president tried to bar travelers from six countries, the personal effects are still being felt.



Colleges’ Use of a Foreign-Worker Program Draws Mixed Reviews

2017-04-21T04:55:00-04:00

Critics say H-1B visas allow citizens of other countries to take American jobs, but their university sponsors regard them as entrepreneurs creating opportunity for American students and workers.Critics say H-1B visas allow citizens of other countries to take American jobs, but their university sponsors regard them as entrepreneurs creating opportunity for American students and workers.



Trump’s New Order on Visas Could Make American Colleges Less Appealing Overseas

2017-04-19T04:55:00-04:00

Like previous executive orders banning travel from some majority-Muslim nations, the president’s move to overhaul the H-1B program could affect international enrollments in the United States.Like previous executive orders banning travel from some majority-Muslim nations, the president’s move to overhaul the H-1B program could affect international enrollments in the United States.



China Steps Up Efforts to Lure Academic Talent From Overseas

2017-03-29T16:43:00-04:00

To help renergize its economy, the government plans to allow foreign students to remain in the country after they earn a degree to get a job or internship.To help renergize its economy, the government plans to allow foreign students to remain in the country after they earn a degree to get a job or internship.



Prospective International Students Show New Reluctance to Study in the U.S.

2017-03-13T04:56:00-04:00

Nearly one in three potential applicants say they are less interested because of the current political climate, a survey finds.Nearly one in three potential applicants say they are less interested because of the current political climate, a survey finds.



New Travel Ban Still Sows Chaos and Confusion

2017-03-06T14:45:00-05:00

While the new executive order provides some reassurance to students and scholars already on campus that they can travel freely, it offers little guidance to those seeking to enroll this coming fall.While the new executive order provides some reassurance to students and scholars already on campus that they can travel freely, it offers little guidance to those seeking to enroll this coming fall.



China Seeks Tighter Ideological Control of Its Top Universities

2017-03-01T12:46:00-05:00

An anti-corruption drive by the central government will also stress "political discipline" at Peking University and other leading institutions, experts say. An anti-corruption drive by the central government will also stress "political discipline" at Peking University and other leading institutions, experts say. 



Even Before the Travel Ban, Signs of Weakening Interest From Students Abroad

2017-02-09T04:55:00-05:00

Graduate-student applications from overseas increased by only 1 percent last year, suggesting global markets were already rattled before President Trump took office.Graduate-student applications from overseas increased by only 1 percent last year, suggesting global markets were already rattled before President Trump took office.



Trump’s Order for a ‘Big, Beautiful’ Wall Renews Fears at a Border Campus

2017-02-02T04:55:00-05:00

At the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, some students commute daily from northern Mexican cities. People there say the president’s action threatens the university’s reputation as a welcoming place.At the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, some students commute daily from northern Mexican cities. People there say the president’s action threatens the university’s reputation as a welcoming place.



Why the Travel Ban Probably Hits Iranian Professors and Students the Hardest

2017-01-31T04:55:00-05:00

The Iranian and U.S. governments have long been at odds, but the academic relationship between the two countries runs deep.The Iranian and U.S. governments have long been at odds, but the academic relationship between the two countries runs deep.



How Colleges Help Students Land International Jobs

2017-01-29T19:00:23-05:00

By necessity, some American colleges are becoming more adept at helping their Chinese graduates navigate U.S. regulations or China's raucous job market.By necessity, some American colleges are becoming more adept at helping their Chinese graduates navigate U.S. regulations or China's raucous job market.



From China to America. Then What?

2017-01-29T19:00:23-05:00

To stay or to go: It’s the decision that thousands of young Chinese students must make when they graduate from an American college.To stay or to go: It’s the decision that thousands of young Chinese students must make when they graduate from an American college.



Trump's Travel Ban

2017-01-29T17:03:00-05:00

Coverage of how the president's executive order barring all refugees and citizens of seven Muslim countries from entering the United States affects higher education.Coverage of how the president's executive order barring all refugees and citizens of seven Muslim countries from entering the United States affects higher education.