The Trump Administration backs down from sending F-1 students home during the pandemic

After being sued by numerous schools, most notably Harvard and MIT, and several states, including California, the Trump Administration rescinds their recent F-1 directive that would send F-1 students home if their college went online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Trump Administration Drops Pandemic Student Visa Policy

Law360 (July 14, 2020, 3:21 PM EDT) — The Trump administration has agreed to rescind a directive that would have barred foreign students from the United States if their colleges canceled in-person instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic, following lawsuits by a number of universities and states, a Massachusetts federal judge said in a Tuesday hearing.

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