News from NAFSA A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jun 26, 2014, 10:00 ET

NAFSA To Advance Tribal Enterprise Development With Key Sponsorship For RES D.C. Conference

As tribes continue working to find new sources of economic development and bring much-needed funding and resources to their reservations, the...

Apr 24, 2014, 09:00 ET

New Documentary Short 'Frozen Homeland' Is Story of Survival for Upper Peninsula-Based Tribe

 Facing the harshest winter on record, skyrocketing propane prices and some of its members choosing between food and heat, the Lac Vieux Desert...

Jan 22, 2014, 16:52 ET

NAFSA: Secretary Kerry Announces First Grant Winners At President Obama's 100,000 Strong In The Americas Partnership Launch

Recipient higher education institutions will increase numbers and diversity of study abroad participants, build collaboration throughout the...

Dec 16, 2013, 16:15 ET

NAFSA Applauds CFPB Enforcement Action against Fraudulent Lending Practices by CashCall

-Executive Director of Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) Promotes Lending Best Practices, Sovereign Tribal Law and...

Nov 12, 2013, 13:48 ET

International Students Support Job Creation and Contribute $24 Billion to U.S. Economy

New state and congressional level economic data and U.S. study abroad demographic data now available from NAFSA The 819,644 international...

Oct 22, 2013, 11:45 ET

National Congress of American Indians Joins NAFSA's Fight to Protect Sovereign Rights

Following repeated attacks on the lending businesses owned, operated, and regulated by sovereign Native American tribes, the National Congress of...

Oct 07, 2013, 09:00 ET

Governor George Rivera, Native American Leader, Joins NAFSA Board of Directors to Advance Tribal Economic Development through Online Lending

 As the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) continues fighting to preserve tribes' sovereign rights through strong...

Oct 02, 2013, 15:13 ET

Bipartisan Immigration Reform Legislation Introduced in House; NAFSA Urges Action

NAFSA: Association of International Educators today released the following statement in response to the introduction of a bipartisan, commonsense,...

Oct 01, 2013, 15:12 ET

Court Agrees: New York State Department of Financial Services Perpetuating Irreparable Harm to Indian Country

 After the Hon. Richard J. Sullivan of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York denied a preliminary injunction in The...

Sep 30, 2013, 10:30 ET

NAFSA Looks Forward to Continued Partnership with FDIC

 NAFSA's tribal members appreciate the FDIC's recent guidance to banks and processors which codifies the legality of doing business with online...

Sep 17, 2013, 10:30 ET

NAFSA Applauds GPTCA Resolution Supporting Online Lending, Opposing Overreach by State of New York, Reaffirming Tribal Sovereignty

-Congressional Delegations from Great Plains Region Urged to Take Action and Protect Tribal Rights-   As state and federal...

Aug 30, 2013, 10:30 ET

NAFSA Applauds OCC's Focus on Banking Successes and Opportunities in Native Communities

-Indian Country Filled with Opportunity for Banks, Community Developers-  Following the publication of the Office of the Comptroller of...

Aug 26, 2013, 12:56 ET

Tribes Involved in Native American Defense of Sovereign Rights Obtain a Court Order to Expedite the Case

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new development in Otoe-Missouria Tribe, et al. v. N.Y. State Department of Financial...

Aug 12, 2013, 20:48 ET

NAFSA Applauds New York Attorney General Decision to File Suit against Lender Circumventing Tribal Law

-Executive Director of Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) Promotes Lending Best Practices, Sovereign Tribal Law and...

Aug 06, 2013, 16:44 ET

NAFSA Outraged at Breach of Tribal Sovereignty, Violation of Precedents Regarding Indian Country by New York Department of Financial Services

Following the release of a letter targeting banks, debt collectors, and the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) from the New York...

Jul 16, 2013, 16:23 ET

New Data Show International Students Support Job Creation and Contribute $21.8 Billion to U.S. Economy

Data Set Searchable by Region, State, Congressional District; Includes New Interactive Map NAFSA: Association of International Educators...

Jun 27, 2013, 17:40 ET

NAFSA Celebrates Senate Passage of Immigration Bill

NAFSA: Association of International Educators today released the following statement in response to the Senate passage of S.744: NAFSA:...

Apr 24, 2013, 13:17 ET

NAFSA Statement Correcting the Record on Student Visas

 During yesterday's hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Lindsey Graham and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet...

Apr 17, 2013, 14:17 ET

NAFSA Statement On Immigration Legislation

 The following is a statement by NAFSA Senior Advisor Victor C. Johnson: "As an advocate for revisions to U.S. immigration law on behalf of...

Mar 27, 2013, 10:30 ET

NAFSA : Indian Country Losing A True Friend With Sen. Tim Johnson's Retirement

 Following yesterday's formal announcement that Sen. Tim Johnson will retire in 2014, the Native American Financial Services Association...