Here's a relevant paragraph from Stuart Anderson's 6.1.20 article for Forbes: New Restrictions on International Students: New enrollment of international students fell by more than 10% between the 2015-16 and 2018-2019 academic years. That has not discouraged the Trump administration from proposing additional international student restrictions. Items on the administration’s regulatory agenda include targeting Optional Practical Training (OPT), establishing … Continue reading “The Outlook On (US) Immigration In 2020”
After the latest Open Doors report was released, Allan E. Goodman, president & CEO of the Institute of International Education (IIE), did his level best to spin the statistics by pointing to cost as the overriding factor in the decline of new international enrollments rather than the impact of the Trump Effect. While the total … Continue reading Is Cost Really the Key Factor in the Decline of New Int’l Enrollments in the US?
According to the 2014 Open Doors report, released by the Institute of International Education, there are 886,052 international students in the US, which makes it the world's leading host. (There are now a total of 1.13 million F & M students studying in the US, according to the 2/15 SEVIS quarterly update. That includes all … Continue reading US International Student “Market Share” Steadily Eroding