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Releasing Records to the Government: FERPA and Other Key Factors

The government is closely analyzing the data you provide, paying attention to your international students and faculty, and planning visits. When federal agents come calling, is your campus equipped to handle requests for information in a way that meets your legal obligations to the government and
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Successful Career Planning for International Students

International students face unique challenges and cultural factors when it comes to career planning, especially in the United States. Recent research demonstrates that preparing students to find meaningful employment plays an important role in an institution’s international student recruitment and
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Immigration Regulations: Where to Find Them, How to Use Them

David Fosnocht, NAFSA's director of immigration practice resources, shares insights on how to find and use regulations accurately in your reasoning and decisionmaking. Using advising examples, he will show how to elicit relevant facts, overcome common misunderstandings, and identify applicable rules
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STEM OPT II: Effective Institutional Policies and Practices

On March 11, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security published the final 24-month science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) optional practical training (OPT) rule. The change went into effect on May 10, 2016. As a result, campuses across the nation are adjusting their student
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