I don’t know how many of you went to the NAFSA National Conference that took place in Washington DC in the last week of May and early June but there was a vibe of excitement in the air! I heard that 8,500 people came to DC and walked the streets, attending sessions, setting up meetings, catching up with old friends, making new friends and enjoyed the many receptions and celebrations that took place.
I know many of our readers and colleagues that engage in outreach with the International Educators of Illinois may not have been able to attend the NAFSA National Conference, but I wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the information that was covered at the conference as well as some recent updates that have been announced in the last few weeks that will be relevant to individuals that advise international students on an F-1 visa:
As always- you are appreciated for the work that you do at your institution, and we recognize the hard work that you’ve had to put in during the last few years as we encountered and overcame personal and professional challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. You Matter!
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