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Dec 17, 2014, 18:16 ET

President Obama Takes Historic Steps to Expand U.S. Engagement with Cuba

In response to President Obama's announcement that the United States is re-establishing diplomatic ties with Cuba, Victor C. Johnson, senior...

Dec 02, 2014, 11:14 ET

Best-selling Author Malcolm Gladwell to Speak at NAFSA 2015 International Education Conference in Boston

Best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell will deliver the opening plenary address at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators 2015 Annual...

Nov 20, 2014, 21:29 ET

President Obama Keeps His Promise to the American People and Takes Action on Immigration

 In response to President Obama's announcement of executive action on immigration, Marlene M. Johnson, executive director and CEO of NAFSA:...

Nov 18, 2014, 14:18 ET

Nobel Peace Laureate and Human Rights Activist Tawakkol Karman to Speak at NAFSA 2015 International Education Conference in Boston

Journalist, politician, human rights activist, and Nobel Peace Laureate Tawakkol Karman will speak at NAFSA: Association of International...

Nov 17, 2014, 12:36 ET

International Students Contribute $26.8 Billion to the U.S. Economy

 NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced an increase in dollars and jobs that international students and scholars bring to the...

Nov 06, 2014, 10:50 ET

Human Rights Activist and Former Child Soldier Ishmael Beah to Speak at NAFSA 2015 International Education Conference in Boston

Human rights activist, bestselling author, and former child soldier from Sierra Leone, Ishmael Beah will speak at NAFSA: Association of...

Oct 28, 2014, 09:51 ET

First Plenary Speaker Announced for NAFSA 2015 Annual Conference: Shiza Shahid, Cofounder and Ambassador of the Malala Fund

Shiza Shahid, cofounder and ambassador of the Malala Fund, is the first publicly announced plenary speaker of NAFSA: Association of International...

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...

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 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,...

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 07, 2013, 16:05 ET

World's Largest International Education Conference Coming to St. Louis

Registration now open; Speaker line-up includes prominent peace and justice advocates  Looking for leads and sources for cutting-edge...

Jan 23, 2013, 13:03 ET

Internationally Renowned Brain Surgeon and Former Migrant Farm Worker "Dr. Q" to Speak at 2013 NAFSA Conference of International Educators

65th Annual Conference to Feature Prominent Peace and Justice Advocates in St. Louis Renowned brain surgeon Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa,...

Dec 20, 2012, 18:01 ET

Inspirational Story of Academic Experience in Greece Wins NAFSA Video Contest

Marymount Manhattan College Student Awarded 2012 Student Diplomat Title Marymount Manhattan College student Ashley Feith won the 2012...

Dec 04, 2012, 15:35 ET

Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary-General, to Speak at Opening of 2013 NAFSA Conference of International Educators

65th Annual Conference to Feature Prominent Peace and Justice Advocates Oscar Arias, Former President of Costa Rica, Nobel Peace Laureate Rye...

Nov 12, 2012, 13:10 ET

International Students Contribute More than $21.8 Billion to the U.S. Economy

New state-by-state international student and U.S. study abroad data now available from NAFSA  International students and their families...

Aug 15, 2012, 11:22 ET

NAFSA Statement: Government Must Move Quickly to Build Confidence As It Begins Accepting Applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Admissions

In letters to President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, international education association urges strong leadership...