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Tax Plan And Travel Ban Effect On Higher Education

There has been a lot of uncertainty in the air at our nation's colleges lately. After the Supreme Court announced that the latest iteration of the Trump travel ban can take effect, many international students and students-to-be are wondering how it might affect them.
Then there's the GOP tax plan which may or may not eliminate the student loan interest deduction and make tuition waivers — given to many graduate students and other school employees — taxable income.
Jim Braude was joined by Lee Pelton, the president of Emerson College, and Richard Doherty, the president of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts, to discuss.


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