Old ally sends droves of students to USThe New York Times.
Although Britain sent more than 9,000 students to the United States last year – more than ever before – and Germany sent about 9,300, both lagged behind Turkey, which has been sending more than 10,000 students a year to the US since 2000.
At one time, France and Germany were popular destinations for Turkish students, but the increasing popularity of English as a second language helps pull students to America. Britain’s appeal as an alternative has been diminished by recent changes to student visa rules.
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