Panel Discussion on Impacts of Immigration and Visa Policies


Panel Discussion on Impacts of Immigration and Visa Policies

Tuesday, March 21, 4:30 pm-6:15pm

Elliott School of International Affairs, Room 505

1957 E Street, NW

Washington, DC


Recent actions by the Trump Administration have raised renewed concerns about travel, immigration and visas for international students, as well as scientists, engineers, physicians and others in technical fields. This panel, assembled by the Institute for International Science and Technology Policy, will examine the impacts of these actions on individuals, higher education and scientific institutions. Reactions of the affected communities, and possible future responses, will also be discussed.


Speakers will include


Edward Alden

Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow

Council on Foreign Relations


Kathie Bailey

Director, Board on International Scientific Organizations 

and International Visitors Office

National Academies of Science, Engineering & Medicine


Douglas B. Shaw

Senior Associate Provost for International Strategy

George Washington University


Jill Welch

Deputy Executive Director for Public Policy

NAFSA - Association of International Educators


The panel will be moderated by Albert Teich, Research Professor of Science, Technology and International Affairs.


The program will begin at 5 pm and wrap up about 6:15. Each speaker will have between 5 and 10 minutes for preliminary remarks, after which the floor will be open for Q&A and discussion. Coffee will be available before the program and there will be a reception with light refreshments afterward.


Please RSVP here


This program is hosted by the Institute for International Science and Technology Policy.