Temple scholarship effort to welcome international students spreads to more than 50 colleges
Every year, Temple University holds a special event around Thanksgiving, bringing its international students together with families in the United States.
In 2016, just after Donald Trump was elected president amid talk of a crackdown on illegal immigration, Temple wanted to make sure its international students knew that the university wanted them. As Temple officials planned the event, they began to tout a theme embraced by several other universities: “You are welcome here.”
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