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University of Illinois System: Illinois Universities Unite to Advocate for International Students and Scholars

Feb 17, 2020 - Targeted News Service

The University of Illinois System issued the following news:

Illinois universities are urging members of the state's congressional delegation to address obstacles facing international students and scholars. More than 53,000 international students attended colleges and universities in Illinois during the 2018-19 academic year, contributing $1.9 billion to the state's economy and supporting more than 25,000 jobs.

The group of nearly 30 public and private universities contends that chan...