International students face hurdles under Trump administration policy

September 4, 2019 | The New York Times

Cottey College, a women’s college in Nevada, Mo., accepted six students from Ethiopia this year, and officials were disappointed when two of them were denied visas. They were puzzled by the reason: The students, the State Department said, did not have strong enough ties to their home country and might not return.

“At the age of 17 or 18?” Megan Corrigan, international education coordinator for the college, said on Wednesday.

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