What We Stand For

Global learning leads to a more engaged and welcoming United States, more responsive and participatory government, and a more secure and peaceful world. To advance our mission, NAFSA advocates for policies that foster the exchange of ideas, create a commonsense immigration process, support the evolution and improvement of democratic institutions, and encourage enlightened global engagement.

Welcome to Succeed Campaign

The United States must ensure international students, scholars, and their families are welcome. They create jobs, drive innovation, enrich our classrooms, strengthen our national security, and become our best ambassadors and allies around the world.

Visa and Immigration Policy: Reform for a System that Works

Create a fair immigration process that helps to attract the worlds brightest students, meets the needs for progress and competitiveness, and recognizes our global interconnectivity.

Education Policy: Expanding Access to Study Abroad for U.S. Students

Expand and diversify opportunities for Americans to gain the foreign language and cross-cultural skills necessary to be competent in a global economy.