Nearly a third of U.S. students polled favor banning Russian students during war |


Some worry about spying and seat-taking at colleges, despite the merits of international exchange.

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Eric Swalwell, the high-profile Democrat representative from Northern California, is not alone in his commentary about “kicking every Russian student out of the United States.”

According to a new poll released by of more than 1,200 students at two- and four-year degree-granting colleges and universities, 35% said the United States should impose a ban on Russians studying at institutions in America while the war in Ukraine continues and escalates. A similar percentage of students also don’t want Ukraine students to be in the U.S. for the duration of the war.

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