Press Releases

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

Alliance for International Exchange Co-signs Amicus Brief

The Alliance for International Exchange and 103 others co-signed an amicus curiae brief led by the Society for Human Resource Management in support of J-1 Exchange Visitor Programs, which were included in a June 22 Presidential proclamation suspending some...

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...

COVID-19 Information

We share your concerns as the situation regarding COVID-19 rapidly evolves. The Alliance remains committed to the health, safety, and welfare of international exchange sponsors, participants, and the general public. Please follow links below for key resources on the...

People for International Exchange

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the international exchange community is facing overwhelming challenges. As the situation evolves, it is more important now than ever to connect to stakeholders in the exchange community.

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...