Helen Keller

“Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen? I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was. “Light! Give me light!” was the wordless cry of my soul, and the light of love shone on me in that very hour.”

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US lawmakers propose ban on visas for Chinese STEM graduate students

US lawmakers propose ban on visas for Chinese STEM graduate students

“This kind ofact…would represent a crushing blow to what US colleges are trying to salvage from China”

Senators Tom Cotton and Marsha Blackburn, and congressman David Kustoff plan to put the SECURE CAMPUS Act forward as a response to perceptions that Chinese students are spying for their government.

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US lawmakers propose ban on visas for Chinese STEM graduate students

“This kind ofact…would represent a crushing blow to what US colleges are trying to salvage from China” Senators Tom Cotton and Marsha Blackburn, and congressman David Kustoff plan to put the SECURE...

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