The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:54

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 9/20/2017.

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Wed, 09/13/2017 - 09:48

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 9/13/2017.

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Savannah Stephens
Fri, 09/08/2017 - 10:57

New data recently released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators indicate that the more than one million international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities during the 2016-17 academic year contributed $36.9 billion to the U.S. economy, while at the same time supporting more than 450,000 jobs. These numbers represent a 12.4% increase in job support and creation and a 12.5% increase in dollars contributed to the economy compared to the previous academic year.

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 14:14

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 9/6/2017

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Thu, 08/31/2017 - 09:31

The Alliance for International Exchange is hosting its second Annual Congressional Reception on March 7 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. The location of the reception has been moved from the Dirksen Senate Office Building to the U.S. Capitol Visiter Center - Room-212-10. This reception is an exclusive opportunity for Alliance members to network with industry colleagues and distinguished guests, including government officials.

 

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 16:10

 

The 2017 Open Doors Report shows a 3.4% increase in the number of international students coming to the U.S for higher education: 1,078,822 international students enrolled in United States higher education institutions in 2016/17 compared to 1,043,839 students in 2015/16. International students represent just over 5.3% of the more than 20 million students enrolled in U.S. higher education. China, India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, and Canada are the top five places of origin of international students in the U.S.

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:03

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 8/30/2017

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Savannah Stephens
Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:27

According to a recent Politico article, the Trump administration may be considering spending less than what Congress has issued. While no evidence exists that this is a deliberate action, the administration has been slow to disburse funds. Specifically, Secretary of State Tillerson has failed to spend funds allocated to fight Russian and terrorist propaganda and has attempted to freeze fellowships for women and minorities.

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 10:11

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 8/23/2017

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Edward Adutwum
Wed, 08/16/2017 - 15:05

The Institute of International Education (IIE) released a 2017 update to its 2014 report, Charting New Pathways to Higher Education: International Secondary Students in the United States. The update found “a strong increase” in international students on F-1 visas enrolling in high schools across the United Sta