With the presidential election in just a few days, the Trump administration went public with an investigation into OPT. Colleges, it suggested, were negligent in failing to prevent fraud.
More than 22,000 individuals or groups have weighed in on the proposal. Opposition to new strict time limits for international students greatly outweighs support for the change.
For many of these students, Zoom is the first time they’re in an American classroom. It can be hard for students to form support networks and for professors to know if a student is lost.
The Trump administration has proposed limiting students from roughly 60 countries to two-year stays because of high visa-overstay rates. New research questions the validity of those rates.
The Trump administration has proposed strict caps on the time international students can study in the United States, the latest regulatory attempt to reshape the landscape.
It faces real challenges. But experts see opportunity in the coronavirus crisis.
Will international students choose to study in a place where they can make connections that could lead to a lasting career?
American colleges are not alone in being pulled into geopolitical tensions with China.
For American higher ed, declining international enrollments are a hardship. For some, the problem could be existential.
The State Department has designated the Confucius Institute U.S. Center a “foreign mission” of China, the latest salvo in an ongoing confrontation.