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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Conference and Meetings Schedule
NAFSA Region X Conference 2016
Save the Date!
October 24 - 26, 2016
Lake Placid, NY
2016 NJ/Downstate NY Conference
Date: June 16, 2016
Where: Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, New Jersey
Workshop sessions in the morning and followed by Government Q&A session after lunch. 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. If you have any sessions in
mind, or are looking for co-presenters please email your New York Downstate/NJ Representative.
2016 Upstate Region X Conference
Date: June 23 2016
Where: Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 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
Region X Port of Entry Tour - JFK
When: May 11, 2016
Where: New York Port Authority
Join us for an intimate tour of U.S. Customs & Border Protection
facilities on May 11 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 19 and includes transportation. Participants must
bring government issued ID and will have to be vetted in advance of the
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 registration period.
NAFSA Advocacy Day
Each year, Region X sends a group of seasoned Advocacy Day representatives and some first timers to NAFSA's annual event in Washington, DC. Our members meet with their state and local congressional representatives to inform, promote and discuss important issues and legislation affecting international education.