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Trump admin caves to Harvard and MIT, won't deport online-only students

29 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

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The Trump administration has rescinded a controversial policy that could have forced the deportation of foreign students who attend colleges that aren't offering in-person classes during the coronavirus pandemic.
As we reported last week , Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued the Trump administration to block the policy issued by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Under the policy change announced July 6 , foreign students with nonimmigrant visas would have had to leave the United States or transfer to different schools that offer in-person...
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Trump administration rescinds international student policy for online classes in stunning u-turn

Trump administration rescinds international student policy for online classes in stunning u-turn

29 days ago   |   By The Independent

Donald Trump's administration has abandoned its plan to rescind certain visas for foreign college students whose universities would be moving to online-only courses.
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Trump administration drops plan to deport international students in online-only classes

29 days ago   |   By Politico

WASHINGTON - Two of the United States' top universities won a major victory over the Trump administration on Tuesday after the government halted its plan to deport international college students who only use online courses to study this fall.
U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs announced the plan during a teleconferenced hearing.
Harvard and MIT sued both the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement last week , days after the government warned schools it would begin to reinstate tight restrictions on the number of online classes foreign students...
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