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  • Alliance seeks new Executive Director

    As the Alliance's long-term Executive Director Michael McCarry will retire at the end of 2015, the Alliance seeks a dynamic and politically savvy Executive Director with a strong passion for educational and cultural exchange.
  • Kerry stresses role of exchanges for U.S.-Vietnam relations

    Image Credit: U.S. Department of State
    On a trip to Vietnam, Secretary of State John Kerry highlighted the role of education and exchanges for U.S.-Vietnam relations.
  • Celebrate J Day on August 3!

    Image Credit: CENET: Cultural Exchange Network
    “Eat. Play. Give.” with the international exchange community on J Day, a nationwide celebration of J-1 international exchange.
  • Obama calls YSEALI fellows “extraordinary” leaders

    Image Credit: White House official photo
    President Obama noted the “extraordinary” leadership skills of exchange participants during a question and answer session with 75 fellows from the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) in Washington, DC this week.

The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 08/28/2015 - 10:47

► In a series of tweets last week, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump advocated for increased opportunities for international students to stay in the U.S. after graduating from American colleges and universities.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 08/28/2015 - 10:23

In a series of tweets last week, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump advocated for increased opportunities for international students to stay in the U.S. after graduating from American colleges and universities, Inside Higher Ed reports.

Trump tweeted:

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 08/28/2015 - 09:37

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 8/21/15.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email kchriswell@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Au Pair Fulan Li from China makes Aspen, Colorado her home away from home.

The Alliance Exchange Voice - Giving Voice to the Power of Exchange

The U.S. is a home away from home for au pairs

One Au Pair from China and two from South Africa had something in common when they recently spoke about their experience in the United States. They all said their host families made them feel like they have a home away from home.

Au Pair Fulan Li from China stays with a family from Aspen, Colorado and says her host parents love her like she were their own:

“My host parents are very wonderful persons. They are kind, generous, and warmhearted. They always love me, respect me and care for me.”

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