International Educator - September/October 2016 - 5

Our country
must welcome
not only those
students who
wish to study
here from
abroad, but also
those who may
wish to continue
to work and live
in the United
States because of
the exceptional
opportunities
here.

Support educators in developing courses, curricula, and
programs that engage students in the global challenges
and global opportunities that characterize our age.
n Ensure that becoming college educated becomes synonymous with being globally educated.
As the world becomes more interdependent, the local
and the global become increasingly entwined. To navigate
in this complex environment, U.S. students must have the
opportunity to share an integrated learning experience
with international students and scholars. Students from
outside our borders offer academic, cultural, and economic
contributions that extend beyond our campuses to our
communities. Our country must welcome not only those
students who wish to study here from abroad, but also those
who may wish to continue to work and live in the United
States because of the exceptional opportunities here.
To continue to attract international students:
n The next president and Congress must advocate for
immigration reform that eliminates the requirement that
international students demonstrate they have no intention
of staying, working, and contributing to our knowledge
economy and local communities after they graduate.
n Our future leaders must increase the availability of
green cards and H-1B visas so that non-Americans who

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wish to contribute to our economic growth can do so.
n Likewise, our policies should embrace the importance
of family by permitting spouses and children of international students and scholars to engage in study and work
opportunities here.
n We should expedite the visa process for low-risk,
known travelers and embrace technological improvements that improve immigration services.
n In addition, an administration committed to welcoming
international students must develop a proactive recruitment strategy to better attract a more geographically and
economically diverse pool of international students.
Supporting policies that welcome international students helps strengthen ties with countries across the globe
and enhances our own national security. International students and scholars who have studied in the United States
become, at a minimum, informal ambassadors when they
return home, sharing an appreciation for common values, counteracting stereotypes about the United States,
and enhancing respect for cultural differences. In addition, many of the international students we educate in
the United States will go on to become world leaders and
some of our closest friends and allies as we endeavor to
create a more secure world.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of International Educator - September/October 2016

Frontlines
In Brief
Insights
Collaborating with Africa
Rice University Finds a Natural Partner in Brazil
Virginia Commonwealth University Students Live and Learn Engagement
At Wake Forest University, Intercultural Skills Start with Faculty
Foreign Student Affairs
In Focus
Going Social
Advice from the Field
Using Social Media to Recruit Chinese Students
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International Educator - September/October 2016 - In Brief
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International Educator - September/October 2016 - Rice University Finds a Natural Partner in Brazil
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International Educator - September/October 2016 - Virginia Commonwealth University Students Live and Learn Engagement
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International Educator - September/October 2016 - At Wake Forest University, Intercultural Skills Start with Faculty
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International Educator - September/October 2016 - Foreign Student Affairs
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International Educator - September/October 2016 - In Focus
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International Educator - September/October 2016 - Using Social Media to Recruit Chinese Students
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