NAFSA on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

"One of the pillars of the rationale for comprehensive immigration reform is the essential truth that effective border enforcement is impossible absent visa reforms that would provide legal avenues for entry for those seeking employment in sectors that depend on foreign workers. Yet two...

State Dept. Draws Criticism Over Policy on Paid Recruiters of Foreign Students

"The U.S. Department of State has overstepped its authority in issuing a policy against the use of paid recruiters for overseas students. That was the charge made during a panel discussion on Friday, the final day of the annual meeting of Nafsa: Association of International Educators. ......

CBP Discontinues Stamping Form I-20 At Ports of Entry: NAFSA

"On August 15, 2012, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) unofficially confirmed for NAFSA that: "CBP is no longer stamping I-20s at POEs. Recognizing that some staff at certain benefit granting agencies (for example, motor vehicle agencies) look for a stamp on these documents before...

International Students Boost State Economies by $21.81 Billion

"Each November, NAFSA issues a report – including detailed state-by-state analysis – on the economic benefits of spending by international students and their dependents to the U.S. economy. The latest analysis shows that, during the 2011-2012 academic year, international students and...