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Pakistani Students Come to U.S. Under Global Undergraduate Exchange Program

The Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced that 100 students from Pakistan have arrived in the United States and participated in the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program’s (Global UGRAD-Pakistan) orientation in Washington, DC, from January 3-7, 2012. Launched in 2010, Global UGRAD-Pakistan provides an international academic exchange experience at a U.S. college… Read More

Brazil’s ‘Science Without Borders’ Program Sends 650 Students to United States

The Department of State announced on January 5, 2012, that 650 Brazilian students arrived in the United States in the first week in January to study in over 100 U.S. universities in 42 states. These students are the first wave of participants in Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s “Science Without Borders” scholarship program to come to… Read More

State Dept. Withdraws Proposed Rule on Secondary School Students Under Exchange Visitor Program

On December 23, 2009, the State Department published a proposed rule on secondary school students under the Exchange Visitor Program. The Department revised existing regulations “to provide greater specificity and clarity to sponsors of the Secondary School Student category with respect to the execution of sponsor oversight responsibilities under the exchange visitor program.” The Department… Read More