International students already in the United States or looking start studying in the countries posed questions about visas, financial aid and cultural acceptance at a VOA town hall with George Washington University. As VOA's Greg Flakus reports from Washington, the event included questions from the crowd on campus and via social media and video from around the world.
On Friday, China deported Sandy Phan-Gillis, three days after she had been convicted of spying in a Chinese court of espionage and sentenced to three and a-half years in prison. She is currently in Los Angeles with her husband and family members. As VOA's Greg Flakus reports from Washington, the outcome is seen as a sign of better relations between the United States and China, and as a sign that the Trump administration is taking an interest in such cases.