Anecdotal reports that several months of policy changes in the US and contentious rhetoric around immigration are turning off prospective international students have been confirmed in AACRAO's survey of international recruitment professionals.
President Trump has today signed a revised executive order, banning citizens of six countries from travelling to the US for 90 days. Those with current authorisation to enter would not be affected by the ban, but stakeholders remain concerned about the potential consequences for US HE.
Community colleges in the US provide an enticing offering for international students: affordable and accessible, their 2+2 transfer pathway can lead to a degree from a top university for a heftily reduced price. So why aren’t international students flocking to them? Beckie Smith investigates.