Forty-three percent of colleges said international applications were above 2020 levels, according to the Institute of International Education. Of that group, about 15 percent reported a “substantial” increase in overseas applicants.
“If we frame everything as a bilateral race between U.S. and China, we’re missing half of the system because we’ve really globalized.”
One in five entrepreneurs who start venture-backed companies in the U.S. are immigrants, a new study shows. Of that group, more than three-quarters came to America for college.
A new survey sends mixed signals: Americans, for example, have generally favorable opinions of international students but also believe they might have been sent to the U.S. to poach ideas.
Legislation to provide legal protections and a path to citizenship for DACA recipients and other young immigrants has remained stymied in Washington, although President Biden is supportive of such changes. And many immigration-law experts think a federal judge in Texas could rule the current program unlawful.
Among the unknowns: Amid a backlog, will students be able to get visas? Will students be able to travel to the U.S.? What happens when they get here?
All five of the most popular destinations for American students — France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK — have been labeled "do not travel" by the State Department.
The provision is part of a bipartisan bill meant to counter China's global influence.
A new study counters a common misconception that international students crowd others out.
Plus, international education groups call for a moonshot on global learning.