Grade Point: Why open borders are crucial for innovation

‘They’re afraid to come': University leaders worry Trump policies will deter international scholars; Trump administration’s delay of rule to regulate career-training programs sparks protest; Student loan collector pledges not to charge high fees permitted by Education Department; Fired U.S. attorney Preet Bharara lands a job at NYU School of Law;  
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‘They’re afraid to come': University leaders worry Trump policies will deter international scholars Survey and anecdotal data suggest that the president's actions on immigration and travel could hinder academic exchange By Susan Svrluga  •  Read more »
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Trump administration’s delay of rule to regulate career-training programs sparks protest A coalition of 53 advocacy groups is urging Congress to uphold regulations meant to prevent waste, fraud and abuse in higher education. By Danielle Douglas-Gabriel  •  Read more »
 
Student loan collector pledges not to charge high fees permitted by Education Department Even with the go-ahead from the Trump administration, United Student Aid Funds will not hit debtors with exorbitant collection fees. By Danielle Douglas-Gabriel  •  Read more »
 
Why open borders are crucial for innovation George Mason University leader writes on the effect of the Trump travel ban. By Angel Cabrera  •  Read more »
 
Fired U.S. attorney Preet Bharara lands a job at NYU School of Law The Trump administration fired Bharara after he refused to resign earlier this month. By Amy B Wang  •  Read more »
 
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