Why It Matters
Why It Matters
Aug 12, 2020
Why We Need International Students
Play • 31 min

For decades international students enjoyed bipartisan support in the U.S., with strong consensus that they fueled American innovation, job creation and competitiveness. But in recent years the pipeline of international students has come under threat, and other nations are seizing the opportunity to take in the world’s brightest students.


Featured Guests: 

Esther D. Brimmer (Executive Director and CEO of NAFSA) 

Edward Alden (Senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; the Ross distinguished visiting professor at Western Washington University)


For an episode transcript and show notes, visit us at cfr.org/podcasts/why-we-need-international-students

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