Adjusting to a new culture can be hard, on top of that the pandemic has affected international students because they cannot meet with other students and show their heritage.
International students that were adversely affected by the pandemic and some decisions made by the Trump administration have found new hope of completing their education in the U.S. with President Joe Biden and his immigration-friendly policies.
Church leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints address people around the world and share messages of hope during the Sunday afternoon session of General Conference.
The First Presidency released new guidelines regarding the future of missionary service after the COVID-19 pandemic in a letter to the Church March 31. Missionaries must decide when to continue their service by April 30.
“My heart sank. I've never felt so humbled and defeated. All my hard work in Zimbabwe had come to an end. I was broken, honestly,” Majors said. “I love missionary work, and I loved the area I was serving in."
During the Sunday afternoon session of the April 2020 General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced the construction of eight new temples, including Shanghai, China, and Dubai, United Arab Emirates.