Daily Archives: July 8, 2020

International Students in the U.S. Could Face ‘Devastating Upheaval’ in Wake of ICE Guidance for Foreign Students to Leave if Schools Are Online-Only

As it stands, Avila’s understanding is that she has to leave. And it’s not just her education that she’s worried about. “The people that I love — a lot of them are here,” she says. ...

Afghan translator who saved US lives and helped fellow translators escape danger becomes a US citizen

As Shinwari enjoys his first Independence Day as a US citizen, he was congratulated by lawmakers and others from across the political spectrum, including Democratic Sens. Tim Kaine of Virginia and Jean Shaheen of New Ham ...

A FAMILY SEPARATED BETWEEN EL SALVADOR AND THE U.S., FIRST BLOCKED BY TRUMP AND THEN CORONAVIRUS

When a judge ordered the Trump administration to resume processing applications that had already been approved, the family once more began collecting medical checks, interviews, and paperwork. But the girls were more ske ...

One million foreign students risk being frozen out of US colleges. Some might never come back

"I wonder if it's really worth it to go through all of this ... instead of finding a country that values me more," she said. ...

Harvard, MIT Sue To Block ICE Rule On International Students

The Trump administration has decided to bar international students from staying in the U.S. if they take classes entirely online this fall, amid the pandemic. ...

ICE is putting international students in a terrible position — and hurting America

Though I was born in the Soviet Union and grew up in Israel, where my family moved to escape poverty, growing criminality and anti-Semitism, I am writing this article from my home in Washington, because of that F1 visa I ...

Trump uses the coronavirus to impede immigration. His aim at foreign students is a new low.

The president’s goal is to turn America’s back on the world. Sadly, it is Americans, and institutions like U.S. universities, that will pay the price. ...

Immigrant advocates say US policy change endangers workers

Federal lawyers had not filed a response as of Tuesday afternoon. The Wage and Hour Division did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment. ...

Trump Visa Rules Seen as Way to Pressure Colleges on Reopening

International students will be required to take at least one in-person class to keep their visas, at a time when many universities are prioritizing online instruction. ...

Foreign Students Fret Over Being Sent Home After U.S. Visa Rule

“I feel like it's kicking out everyone,” he said, of the United States. “We actually paid tuition to study here and we did not do anything wrong.” ...

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