Week of March 21st, 2022
Math professor questions US News ranking; US colleges cut ties with Russia; 1,700 Ukrainians students watching a war from the US; DHS to end temporary I-9 policy; US needs better immigration policies
U.S. News Ranked Columbia No. 2, But A Math Professor Has His Doubts
A professor identified several data discrepancies that Columbia University provided to U.S. News & World Report, renewing the debate over the value and accuracy of college rankings.
U.S. Colleges, Including UO, Cut Partnerships, Financial Ties With Russia
Colleges across the U.S. are pulling students from study abroad programs in Russia, ending research partnerships and cutting financial ties as part of a global wave of condemnation over the invasion of Ukraine.
Ukrainian Students In The U.S. Watch A War On Their Homeland Unfold From Abroad
Some 1,700 Ukrainians are studying in the U.S., according to the most recent data from the Institute of International Education.
DHS To End Temporary I-9 Policy On Expired List B Identity Documents
The Department of Homeland Security recently announced that it would end a temporary policy allowing employers to accept expired List B identity documents when completing Form I-9.
The US Needs ‘More Attractive And Friendlier Immigration Policies’
Factors including the cost of a degree and the post-graduation work opportunities could dim the country’s appeal as a study abroad destination for international students.