Visas

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials for human rights violations...

Chinese officials who are taking part in the ongoing persecution of Uighur and other Muslim ethnic minorities are now restricted from traveling to the U.S.
Students eating lunch in a cafeteria (© David Zalubowski/AP Images)

Chinese students welcome at U.S. schools

The U.S. values Chinese exchange students in its schools and affords them numerous ways to participate in their new communities.
Drawing of student using diploma as megaphone (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Study in the U.S. … and speak out

What rights do international students have? The right to free speech lets every student in the U.S. ask big questions in and out of the classroom.
Barbed wire silhouette in front of a blood red sky (Shutterstock)

New sanctions target corrupt actors, rights abusers

President Trump's new sanctions — the first related to the 2016 Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act — target human rights abusers worldwide.
Students in purple graduation robes cheering (© Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

International students a boon for U.S. universities — and vice versa

International student enrollments at U.S. colleges broke 1 million again. Both the students and the schools benefit from their relationships.
Group of men standing by truck in dry landscape (© Isaiah Nengo)

Two-year colleges open new worlds for students

Almost 100,000 international students attend U.S. two-year colleges, where they can learn English and get credits to apply toward four-year college degrees.
Plane (Thinkstock)

How the new travel order works

President Trump's executive order pauses admission of foreign nationals from six countries to let the U.S. review the vetting process for visas.
People standing and holding out cups (State Dept.)

New York City Marathon brings runners (and volunteers) from around the...

Nearly 10 percent of the volunteers at this year’s New York City Marathon will be exchange visitors from around the world.
Man scanning his passport using a kiosk (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Welcome to the U.S. Now wait just a minute.

Thinking about traveling to the U.S.? You used to have to worry about long customs lines at the airport. Now, kiosks help you reach your destination faster.