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100 Questions and Answers About Americans for international visitors

New international student enrollment drops 43%

Enrollment of international students at U.S. colleges and universities, which has been declining since 2016, fell off a cliff in 2020. According to an Institute of International Education report, the number of new international students fell 43% as thousands deferred … Continue reading

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ICE drops threat to international students

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has reversed course on requiring international college students to take at least some courses in person or be deported or denied visas. The announcement did not come from ICE. Massachusetts federal district Judge Allison … Continue reading

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Online class rule targets international students, universities

With fall classes to begin in less than two months, international students and colleges in the United States had their already complicated plans upset again this week. The White House said that students may not be in the United States … Continue reading

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Virus eclipses China’s Lunar New Year

The Chinese New Year, reportedly the world’s biggest annual travel event, is being tamped down by limits on travel restrictions over the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. The BBC reports that ┬átravel restrictions have cover more than 36 million people … Continue reading

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Read this new guide before you vote

In time for the 2016 presidential election, “100 Questions and Answers About Immigrants to the U.S.” contains accurate information about dozens of questions and issues that have been raised during the campaign. The goal is to give readers a starting … Continue reading

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Out soon: “100 Questions and Answers About Immigrants to the U.S.”

In time for the last few months of the 2016 presidential campaign, the Bias Busters series will have a guide that uses research and information you can count on to answer some of the many questions that have been flying … Continue reading

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Can U.S. sustain international student bubble?

International student enrollment at U.S. colleges and universities has risen about 14 percent, according to a March 25 report by the Department of Homeland Security. The Wall Street Journal reported that international enrollments have risen 50 percent since 2010 and … Continue reading

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Cultural competence wins jobs

While you’re planning your career strategies for 2015, you might take a look at this article in U.S. News & World Reports. It suggests four ways to raise your game. The first one is learning a new language as a … Continue reading

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Skills that bosses want but schools seldom teach

Soft skills such as cultural competence got a boost in the Wall Street Journal from CIO Journal columnist Irving Wladawsky-Berger, who wrote about the skills that execs seek in people who have the hard skills of engineering and business. One … Continue reading

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Bias Busters guides spark conversations

We had a great night at the Michigan State University Library Oct. 28 when almost 100 people came out to hear about the Bias Busters project. They answered questions from “100 Questions and Answers About Americans” and then discussed in … Continue reading

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