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Executive Order on Immigration

Diversity is among Illinois State’s core values, and our international community is a critically important part of our Redbird family. Learn more about the Executive Order that limits immigration to the U.S.

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Suejung Han, an assistant professor of psychology, is studying how faculty can be an important ally in the process of international students finding their footing on a foreign campus.  
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The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) unit in the Office of International Studies and Programs at Illinois State University will be offering an opportunity to help students begin their search for job opportunities after graduation. 
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Arafat Kabir, a 26-year-old who graduated in May with a master’s in political science, writes about his time at Illinois State University.  
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Illinois State is helping students prepare to apply for the Peace Corps through a new program. 
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Illinois State's Career Center and Office of International Studies and Programs will hold an information session for international students on how to be successful in the U.S. job market. 

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