International/Multicultural Resources

This page provides resources that bring awareness to the challenges people face based on their nationality in order to promote communities of equity and justice and to support our students, faculty and staff.

Redden, E. (2020, September 25). Major Changes to Student Visa Rules Proposed. Inside Higher. Education

Redden, E. (2020, July 9). An ‘Untenable Situation.’ Inside Higher Ed. – Related to directive from Immigration and Customs Enforcement that prohibits international students from taking a full online schedule in the US even if that is the only option at the University in which they are enrolled.

Redden, E. (2020, March 20). International and Study Abroad Students See Major Disruptions. Inside Higher Ed.

Shaheen, M. (2020, July 30). Supporting International Students in Time of Coronavirus: Looking Beyond Immigration Concerns. Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

West, C. (2020, May 6). Supporting International Students During COVID-19. NAFSA.

Yam, K. (2020, August 18). Overlooked ‘because of her accent’: How the story of Kamala Harris’ mom resonates with immigrants. NBC.

International Students 

Adjusting to Life as an International Student in the United States. (2021). Stump & Associates. 

How to Adjust as an International Student in America. (2020, September 18). Niche. 

How to Deal with Culture Shock: A Guide for International Students. (2020, November 12). Shorelight. 

Obtaining Visas 

U.S. Visas. (2021). U.S. Department of State—Bureau of Consular Affairs. 

Visa Options in the U.S. After Graduation. (2021). International Student. 

Seeking Permanent Employment 

Become a Lawful Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder) Through a Job Offer. (2020). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. 

Green Card. (2020). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. 

Green Card Processes and Procedures. (2020). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. 

Permanent Workers. (2020). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. 

International Student Support

Council for Global Immigration. (2021). Immigration 101: Inside the U.S. Employment-Based Immigration SystemSHRM: Better Workplaces, Better World. 

Optional Practical Training (OPT) for F-1 Students. (2020). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. 

Preparing for Your Stay. (2021). International Student. 

Students and Employment. (2020). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. 

Study in the USA. (2021). International Student. 

Understanding and Obtaining U.S. Employment Visas. (2021, January 8). SHRM: Better Workplaces, Better World. 

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services & Department of Education: United States of America. (2021). Welcome to the United States: A Guide for New Immigrants 

Lippi-Green, R. (2012). English with an Accent: Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the United States. Routledge.

Quick, T. (2017). Survive and Thrive: The International Student's Guide to Succeeding in the U.S. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.