University elites must be happy with the new report from the Institute of International Education, which works closely with the State Department, showing that 819,644 international students came to study in American colleges during the 2012-13 school year.
The good news is the foreign students contribute $24 billion annually to the U.S. economy, which green-eyeshade folks [...]
For once, I think The Five’s resident liberal Bob Beckel has it right about something: Red China is a big threat, and it’s wrong to envision its recent hacking activities as distance espionage only: Chinese are the largest cohort of international students and some stay around and work in defense industries, like naturalized PRC guy [...]
The press has recently been full of articles about cyber attacks from Red China hacking into business and government networks to steal vital intellectual property and security secrets. Media outlets from NPR to Fox News have sounded the alarm about an escalated level of hacking intrusions.
Strangely, nobody seems concerned about the thousands of Chinese students [...]
As a result of California being too stupidly broke to fund the university system adequately, state residents are being severely slashed in admissions in favor of foreign students paying much higher tuition.
The Bloomberg report below curiously frames the issue as Asian American students versus foreign Asians, particularly Chinese, but the statistics cited are worth attention.