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  • A Day Without Immigrants Sends a Unified Message to Washington

    Photo by Darren Hauck / Getty Immigrants all over the country took part in peaceful protests yesterday, demonstrating in major cities and boycotting work, school and commerce.  “A Day Without Immigrants,” was a loosely organized social media driven event that brought thousands of immigrants together to protest President Trump’s immigration policies that many feel marginalize immigrants, […] The po...

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  • A Day Without Immigrants is a Sad Day for America

    Restaurants may be closed or short on staff today.   Construction projects may come to a grinding halt.  Hotels around the country may contend with unmade beds and understaffed restaurants.  Lawns and yards may not be manicured or maintained.  Fruit and vegetables may wither on the vines. Why?  Throughout the country immigrants are protesting Donald Trump’s […] The post A Day Without Immigrants is...

  • Top Korean Students Arrive in Austin to Work, Study and Learn from Texas Businesses

    At a time when President Trump is attempting to limit access to the United States to foreign visitors, Austin-based Alliance Abroad Group (AAG) is extending a warm welcome to top-performing students from South Korea.  As a U.S State Department designated sponsor for several visa programs that bring students and young professionals into the United States […] The post Top Korean Students Arrive in A...

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  • Farewell to the Chief, Thank You Secretary Kerry

    John Kerry’s exit letter detailing the accomplishments of the Obama administration and the Department of State was brilliantly composed and thoughtfully stated. Secretary Kerry was quick to remind a sometimes forgetful nation of the sad state of economic and diplomatic affairs when Barack Obama first took office in 2009. But in a detailed and beautifully […] The post Farewell to the Chief, Thank Y...

  • Austin Organizations Collaborate to Support Educational and Economic Opportunities Between Mexico and the U.S.

    Local Organizations Seek Employer Support of Important US-Mexico Internship Program Strengthening economic and educational opportunities between the U.S. and Mexico has been an important ongoing mission of both countries. A program of formal educational exchange initiatives between the countries are aimed at “enhancing hemispheric competitiveness, increasing prosperity and providing study abroad o...

  • Support Korean West Program as Advocate of Asian-American Programs

    As cultural exchange leaders and Austin neighbors, Alliance Abroad Group (AAG) shares GAACC’s passion for driving economic growth for businesses with ties to Asia and Asian Americans. We are proud sponsors of the Korea WEST Intern program, a joint venture between the U.S. State Department and the South Korean Ministry of Education. The program’s purpose […] The post Support Korean West Program as ...

  • United in Our Passion for Cultural Exchange

    The Presidential election in the United States has raised questions and concern about the future of international exchange programs.  We want to assure you that there will be no immediate or dramatic decisions that will affect the existing program. President-elect Donald Trump will need to first appoint key staff members including a Secretary of State, […] The post United in Our Passion for Cultur...

  • Why We Love Our Work

    Thato Khasuli has become a symbol of hope and inspiration to literally thousands.  Since we first published his story about his journey from South Africa to the U.S., it has spread around the internet, touching people all over the globe.  Thato has put new energy and passion into our work as cultural exchange sponsors and […] The post Why We Love Our Work appeared first on Alliance Abroad Group.

  • When You Are Given an Opportunity, Grab it with Both Hands!

    “I’m without words,” is what Thato said when he learned that his story received the coveted Global Youth Travel Extraordinary Experience award. He literally was soaking it all in and then wanted to call his mother to share the news. Thato said she, too, was speechless after she learned that her son, living half way […] The post When You Are Given an Opportunity, Grab it with Both Hands! appeared f...

  • Extraordinary Experience Winner!

    Intrigued about cultural exchange or dreaming about living and working in a foreign country? There is no better endorsement than the real life stories of those who have had similar interests. A year ago Thato Khasuli was a local volunteer at the World Youth Student Travel Conference (WYSTC), in Cape Town, South Africa. Today, Thato […] The post Extraordinary Experience Winner! appeared first on Al...

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  • Thato Khasuli

    His journey from a small township in South Africa to a resort town in New Hampshire gives us all reasons to believe that dreams can and do come true. One leap of faith and years of hard work set Thato on an incredible journey half way around the world that has been marked by lessons, friendships, insights and self-discovery. Thato’s story won the 2016 Global Youth Travel Award for Extraordinary E...

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Generated 5 months ago

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  • State Department Leader to Give Inaugural Address at WYSTC

    Keri Lowry on the State and Fate of J-1 Exchange Program The newly appointed U.S. Department of State’s Deputy Assistant Secretary, Keri Lowry, will be attending The World Youth Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) later this month in Belgrade, Serbia.  Keri oversees the U.S. Department of State’s Visitor Exchange program, which facilitates over 300,000 foreign visitors […] The post State Department ...

  • Why We’re Wild About WYSTC

    The World Youth Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) is the leading trade event for the global youth, student and educational travel industry. Since its inception in 1992, the conference has been held in a different international location and this year it will take place in Belgrade, Serbia September 20-23.  Six hundred industry professionals from over 100 countries […] The post Why We’re Wild About ...

  • Reasons to Believe – Thato’s Journey

    Thato Khasuli’s story reminds us why we do what we do and why we believe in the higher purpose of our work. Though Thato’s tale is his own, in many ways he represents hundreds of thousands of young people around the globe – people with high hopes and taller obstacles. His is a story of […] The post Reasons to Believe – Thato’s Journey appeared first on Alliance Abroad Group.

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