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Landmark Commitment to International Education from US Government

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By Tom Dretler
Published on July 30, 2021

With new support from the federal government and increased visa numbers, CEO Tom Dretler thinks there’s never been a better time for international students to come to the US.

A group of international students sit on steps and smile for the camera

This week brought welcome news from the US federal government.

In what is clear evidence of a positive future for international education in the United States, the U.S. Departments of State and Education, with the support of the departments of Commerce and Homeland Security, released a joint statement outlining the components of a national strategy for international students choosing to study in the world’s top study destination.

The joint statement outlines a number of policies and other approaches federal agencies will pursue in support of international education and reforms of immigration and visa policy that would make it easier for international students to successfully study and begin careers in the United States.

Even before this unprecedented level of commitment was announced, the US was already experiencing positive tailwinds.

Learn more on the U.S. News Global Education website.

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