Project Aims to Bring Iraqi Students to U.S. Colleges Violence in Iraq has kept thousands of students from going to local universities. The Iraqi Student Project is now working to relocate some of those students to American colleges, but the idea has met with some resistance.
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Project Aims to Bring Iraqi Students to U.S. Colleges

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Project Aims to Bring Iraqi Students to U.S. Colleges

Project Aims to Bring Iraqi Students to U.S. Colleges

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Students who are part of the Iraqi Student Project participate in a writing workshop in Damascus, Syria. The students meet weekly to improve their writing skills and build community. Courtesy Omar Rasheed hide caption

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Students who are part of the Iraqi Student Project participate in a writing workshop in Damascus, Syria. The students meet weekly to improve their writing skills and build community.

Courtesy Omar Rasheed

Two students in the Iraqi Student Project write based on a prompt given for a writing workshop during a field trip to the ancient Roman town of Bosra, Syria. Courtesy Omar Rasheed hide caption

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Two students in the Iraqi Student Project write based on a prompt given for a writing workshop during a field trip to the ancient Roman town of Bosra, Syria.

Courtesy Omar Rasheed