Stephanie Andrews

Stephanie Rucker Andrews is the Cultural Exchange Development Manager at the American Immigration Council. She works closely with a range of government, private-sector and university stakeholders involved in our exchange visitor programs, including the US-Mexico Internship Program. As an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO), she supports our Trainee and Intern Program and leads program engagement and evaluation activities. Prior to joining the Immigration Council, Stephanie taught Cross Cultural Communications at American University and served as the Assistant Director of International Recruitment and Student Services for visiting interns and exchange students. She holds a M.Sc. in Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and an M.Phil. in Education Research from the University of Cambridge. She has lived in France, Zimbabwe, and the United Kingdom.

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Attacks on Exchange Visitor Program Hurts American Businesses

Attacks on Exchange Visitor Program Hurts American Businesses

Among the laundry list of proposed restrictions and other attacks on immigration, the Trump administration is reportedly considering cuts to the Exchange Visitor Program (EVP) and therefore limiting access to its corresponding J-1 visa. The long-standing program and non-immigrant visa allows American schools, businesses, and communities to host foreign nationals in the United States as […]


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