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NAFSA: International Students at Community Colleges Contributed $2.4 Billion to U.S Economy

Washington, D.C.–In 2016-2017, more than 1.78 million international students contributed $36.9 billion to the United States economy. According to new data released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators, out of the 1.78 million students, nearly 100,000 attended community colleges. This group of students contributed $2.4 billion to the U.S economy. Just in California alone, international students contributed nearly $100 million. …

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International Student Numbers Dropped Before U.S. Presidential Election

Many have speculated that the political climate in the U.S. is to blame for the decrease of international students in the United States, the latest report shows number dropped even before the 2016 U.S. presidential election. However, the total of international students in the country still increased. We’ll explain how this is possible. The Institute of International Education publishes the …

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More than 1.18 Million International Students Study in the United States

More than 1.18 million international students on F or M status study in the United States, according to the latest report provided by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security. F status means students are in the United States for academics, while M status means students are in the country for vocational reasons, such as learning a trade. There …

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Man Arrested in Connection to Missing Chinese Scholar

Yingying Zhang went missing on June 9 and more than 20 days after the disappearance, the FBI arrested a man and charged him with kidnapping. Brendt, Christensen, 27, was under surveillance when agents said they overheard him say he kidnapped Zhang and took her back to his apartment. “Based on this, and other facts uncovered during the investigation of this …

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