Trends in International Education: Latin American Students in the United States

Despite challenges, international students not only enrich campus diversity but also help the U.S. growth with economic, social, and cultural contributions. The following lines discuss the growth and recovery, major contributing countries, and potential shifts in Latin American student demographics, academic preferences, and economic impact.

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Rising Number of International Students: A Boon for US Colleges

US colleges have seen an increase in international student enrollment after a decrease during the pandemic. Due to the global recognition of the US as an education destination, many choose it to pursue their higher education studies. These individuals, who face additional challenges such as financial concerns and limited work opportunities, bring diverse perspectives that benefit their institutions as well as the American students they study with.   

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The Forum on Education Abroad: Bringing Meaningful Education Abroad Opportunities to All Students

Guided by the Standards of Good Practice, The Forum on Education Abroad focuses on equity, diversity, and inclusion by promoting the development of culturally relevant study abroad programming through publications, courses, and events involving the expertise and perspectives of international educators across the sector. The Forum also encourages partnerships with in-country colleagues, aiming for mutually beneficial and culturally respectful education abroad experiences.  

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) principles at top universities have been triggered by leaders' controversial responses to campus antisemitism. EI's impact on decision-making is questioned, prompting a reevaluation of its role amid accusations and resignations. Meanwhile, the American Dream is explored, with immigrants expressing stronger belief in upward mobility and success through hard work, despite challenges and disparities in opportunities.

Hispanic Community February 2024

Un poco de realidad

The conflict between Gaza and Israel has become a domestic issue in the United States, particularly on university campuses. The academic response does not seem to measure up the complex reality of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as it is being oversimplified and distorted. Universities could certainly take this challenge as an opportunity to address the real humanitarian crisis while navigating the complexities of free speech, tolerance, and understanding in the context of the conflict.

Hispanic Community February 2024

Juntos Abroad: Boosting Internationalization at Hispanic-Serving Institutions

It still remains a challenge to address the underrepresentation of Hispanic/Latino/Latinx students in study abroad programs, particularly at Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs). Some Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) have already put in place initiatives that may help increase the Hispanic/Latino/Latinx student participation and promote inclusive global academic experiences.

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