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Seven percent more international students studied at U.S. institutions last year, reaching more than 1 million and focusing on engineering, computer science and STEM. This data come from the 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs released each…

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The more than 1 million International students at universities and college in the U.S. added $32.8 billion and more than 400,000 jobs to the U.S. economy during the 2015-2016 academic year. Those numbers come from economic data compiled by the Association of International Educators (NAFSA). NAFSA is the world’s largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education, with 10,000 members…

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  This fall semester, as millions of U.S. college students embarked on another academic year, they were joined on campus by more than a million students from overseas. This large number reflects not only the sweeping political, economic, and social changes across the world over the past 50 years, but also the ongoing strength of our…

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UPDATE: The portion about J-1 Visas no longer appears on Donald Trump’s website. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump once promoted a policy to keep international students and their skills in the U.S. after graduation. But during the campaign, Trump’s views have shifted the other way. A Clinton campaign briefing on her plans for technology and innovation…

Fulbright awardees of 2016 cohort and Charge d'Affaires Julie Chung posed for picture during a pre-departure orientation session at the US Embassy in Phnom Penh.

Seven Cambodians have been chosen to take part in the Fulbright scholarship program in the U.S., where they will pursue a master’s degree. The young scholars – Sou Jolyda, Sopha Boramey, Kong Ratanakvotey, Huy Lyhour, Chuong Thort, Oung Ty Keithya and Heang Vanny – are preparing to take the leap into the unknown. Jolyda, a…

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An international student from Saudi Arabia studying at the University of Wisconsin-Stout died after being attacked in downtown Menomonie, Wisconsin, according to police. Hussain Saeed Alnahdi, 24, was assaulted early Sunday morning outside Topper’s Pizza by a suspect  described as a 6-foot-tall white male, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports.  Alnahdi was found unconscious and bleeding from his…