NAFSA: Association of International Educators is an association of individuals worldwide advancing international education and exchange. NAFSA's members number nearly 10,000 individuals from all 50 states and more than 150 countries.
Region X, which includes members in New York and New Jersey, has a long history rich with leadership, programmatic initiatives, enthusiasm, friends, and a reputation for excellence.
On this website you will find information about upcoming events in the region, immigration updates, the Region X team, and other resources to help you. We hope that you will find the site to be a useful resource and will visit it often.
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Upcoming Region X Conferences & Meetings
NAFSA Region X Conference 2015
International Education - Engage, Empower, Enlighten!
October 26 - 28, 2015
Hilton Long Island, Huntington, New York
Recent Conference and Meetings
2015 NJ/Downstate NY Conference
Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Where: Fordham University-Lincoln Center Campus
Workshop sessions in the morning and followed by Government Q&A session after lunch. The NAFSA F-1 Beginners CEP workshop will also be held at Fordham on Thursday, June 18.
Members of our region are encouraged to submit workshop proposals
to share your experiences and knowledge, address important issues, and
raise awareness in the field of international education.
2015 Upstate Region X Conference
Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Where: Alfred State College, Alfred NY
The purpose of this conference is to
share ideas from the National conference, show trends, share ideas from
our campuses and encourage
collaboration in future projects. Please consider not only attending
but submitting a proposal for a session! If you have any sessions in
mind, or are looking for co-presenters please email your New York
Upstate Representative Tricia Herritt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Region X Port of Entry Tour - JFK
When: April 10, 2015
Where: New York, NY
Join us for an intimate tour of U.S. Customs & Border
Protection facilities on April 10 at JFK Airport, one of the
busiest air ports of entry in the region. The tour includes
overviews of the New York Field Office, followed by a walk
through of primary and secondary inspection. The tour is
limited to 20 and includes transportation. Participants must
bring government issued ID and will have to be vetted in
advance of the tour.
Participants will be picked up at NY Port
Authority on the corner of 41st Street and 8th Avenue in Manhattan at
11:45 a.m. The tour at JFK airport will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at
3:00 p.m. A shuttle will be provided to transport participants to and
from the airport.
Because each participant must have their information vetted prior to the tour, there will not be on-site registration and we cannot add participants after the
2015 NAFSA Advocacy Day
Region X sent a group of seasoned Advocacy Day representatives and some first timers to NAFSA's annual event in Washington, DC. Our members met with their state and local congressional representatives to inform, promote and discuss important issues and legislation affecting international education.