Politics and pandemic hurt colleges’ ability to attract international students

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 28, 2020 8:43 AM CT | Published: September 27, 2020 4:00 AM CT

On Memphis campuses, dozens of international students have deferred their arrival because they could not get visas, a factor of the pandemic and immigration politics.


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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers business news and features for The Daily Memphian.


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