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Coronavirus Travel Ban Impacts International Education

Washington, January 31, 2020 — Today, at a White House press briefing on the coronavirus, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar declared a public health emergency in the United States. U.S. citizens returning from Hubei province will be subject to up to a 14-day quarantine. All foreign
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NAFSA Condemns Expanded Travel Ban

Washington, January 31, 2020 — Today, President Trump announced an expansion of restrictions on immigrants from Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania who are trying to come to the United States, bringing the total number of countries affected by a travel ban to 13. The following
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Olympic Gold Medalist, children’s healthcare advocate, and author of “A Kind of Grace” Jackie Joyner-Kersee to Speak at NAFSA 2020 International Education Conference in St. Louis

Washington, January 14, 2020 - Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympic Gold Medalist, advocate, and philanthropist for children’s education, racial equality, social justice, and women’s rights, and author of “A Kind of Grace,” will speak at the NAFSA 2020 International Education Conference in her hometown of
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