Press Releases

Press releases by the Alliance. For media Inquiries, contact Selena Coles at 202-293-6141, scoles@alliance-exchange.org

Alliance supports continuing flexibility for international students

Washington, D.C. – On July 14, the U.S. government announced it was rescinding the July 6 guidance announced by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for international students taking online classes due to the pandemic for the fall 2020 semester, affecting F-1 and...

Alliance requests flexibility for international students

Washington, D.C. – On July 6, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced guidance for international students taking online classes due to the pandemic for the fall 2020 semester, affecting F-1 and M-1 visa students. As institutions adapt to educating students...

ILR Piece on Summer Work Travel Fatally Flawed

Executive Director of the Alliance for International Exchange, Ilir Zherka, released a statement today in response to the International Labor Recruitment’s piece entitled “Shining A Light on Summer Work.” “Shining A Light on Summer Work” unfortunately is a poorly...

New NAFSA Economic Impact Analysis: International students contribute $39 Billion to the U.S Economy

New data recently released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators indicate that the more than one million international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities during the 2017-18 academic year contributed $39 billion to the U.S. economy, while at the same time supporting more than 450,622 jobs. These numbers represent a 1.2% increase in job support and creation and a 5.8% increase in dollars contributed to the economy compared to the previous academic year.

EurekaFacts Camp Counselor Report

We are thrilled to announce the release of the EurekaFacts Camp Counselor Report.

The report found that the Camp Counselor program positively impacts the United States by strengthening our national security and supporting our economy. Not only did 76% of participants develop a more positive view of American people, they also contributed over $59 million dollars to the U.S. economy during their stay.