Advocacy Day

Share how international education impacts your state and district with members of Congress. Speak out for students, scholars, and policies that matter to you at NAFSA's Advocacy Day.


NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange, working to advance policies and practices that ensure a more interconnected, peaceful world today and for generations to come.

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NAFSA International Student Economic Value Tool

Student Economic Value

NAFSA's latest analysis finds that international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities contributed $41 billion and supported 458,290 jobs to the U.S. economy during the 2018-2019 academic year.

NAFSA Adviser's Manual

Adviser's Manual 360

NAFSA Adviser's Manual 360 is the comprehensive source on U.S. immigration policy and procedures impacting educational institutions in the United States, providing information critical to every international student and scholar services office.

International Educator Magazine

International Educator (IE) is the flagship bimonthly magazine of NAFSA. IE maintains the highest standards of intellectual quality, editorial excellence, and design to service its readers who are working worldwide to advance international education and exchange.

International Educator November December 2019

  January 29, 2020

Visa Options and Strategies for Academic Clinical Programs

Join us on Wednesday, January 29 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a text-based Q&A session with colleagues from the field. One of the more complicated challenges that international offices face is providing visa options for short-term trainees, students, and visitors with patient or animal care responsibilities. This text-based Q&A session will provide perspectives from a variety of institutions on how they manage visitors with clinical responsibilities not covered under the J-1 Alien Physician program, such as short-term medical training, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, veterinary science and other
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  March 16 - 17, 2020

At NAFSA's Advocacy Day, speak out for students, scholars, and policies that matter to you! After a day of training and strategizing, you will head to Capitol Hill with all the tools you need to educate Congress on how international education impacts your state and district and why we need a more...
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  April 24, 2020

Image Join NAFSA and colleagues in recognizing international education research at the eighth Research Symposium - A Critical Discussion of Theories, Methodologies, and Practices in International Education - on April 24, 2020 at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. Bringing together...
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  May 24 - 29, 2020

We look forward to meeting you in St. Louis, Missouri, next year for NAFSA 2020, where the conference theme will be "Innovate, Influence, Impact." The program will feature innovations in international education and highlight the role that the field plays in creating welcoming communities, supporting...
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  May 25, 2020

International Higher Education Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean The 2020 Latin America and Caribbean Forum will highlight innovative international higher education practices in Latin America and the Caribbean. The higher education innovation panel will address questions such as, how are...
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