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A College Student's Guide To Studying Abroad

Avelist | Posted 09.15.2016 | College

I was naive, scared and broke yet determined to enhance my foreign language studies. Looking back, it amazes me that I even made it through the process of getting there, however, it can certainly be done.

Indentured Servitude: The Fight to End Recruitment Abuse in Mexico

Daniel Pena | Posted 02.07.2015 | Latino Voices
Daniel Pena

Imagine this scenario: you're the head of a household in rural Mexico where the local economy collapsed along with the peso and the jobs never came back. The weakening peso eroded your savings, your purchasing power, but most importantly your dignity.

Yet Another American Dream Left Unfulfilled

Ketaki Desai | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics
Ketaki Desai

Every year thousands of students from all over the world make their way to American universities. Most of them come with the hope of achieving the American dream. Our story started out on a similar note.

Jared Gilmour

U.S. Schools Educate Foreign Students But Immigration Law Extricates Them | Jared Gilmour | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In September, Antinea Ascione was surprised to receive a letter telling her she had 60 days to leave the U.S. The 23-year-old grew up...

This Is What's Wrong With Our Immigration Policy

Ruzan Sarwar | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
Ruzan Sarwar

I am a foreign national. I have spent 10 of my 25 years in this country. I have gone to secondary school, college and one of the top graduate schools in the world -- all in the United States. I am NOT illegal. I am an international student. I am soon heading back to Bangladesh -- but not because that was my first choice.

Why Did 122 College Presidents Write A Letter To Obama?

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman | Posted 07.10.2012 | College

The presidents of 122 American universities signed a letter addressed to President Obama and four other government officials requesting the creation o...

Florida Language Institute Sold Student Visas, Feds Say: Lydia Menocal, Ofelia Macia Arrested

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MIAMI (AP)-- A Florida language school helped illegally obtain student visas for foreign nationals who never went to class, violating laws enacted aft...

Immigrants Returning Home In Greater Numbers

BusinessWeek | Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As the debate over H-1B workers and skilled immigrants intensifies, we are losing sight of one important fact: The U.S. is no longer the only land of ...