The US government recently revealed an unprecedented decision to send students who will take their classes online to their home countries. The world’s top educational institutes, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT) have responded to this by announcing that they are suing the Trump administration for this illogic decision. For more information please read on!
Harvard And MIT Sue Trump Organization Over Student Visa
Previously, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement or USICE announced that U.S. Indian and Foreign students under F-1 and M-1 visas would be required to leave the country if their colleges and universities perform online classes at 100 per cent. Harvard University and MIT have filed a complaint at Boston’s U.S. District Court and sought a temporary restraining order to delay the decision of the government.
Universities Request Restraining Order On Law
Also, Citing the decision as ‘unlawful,’ the colleges have urged the U.S Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement to impose such a federal regulation that would require foreign students to leave.
So, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Program is on hold if this restraining order issues. Thus, the court papers revealed the universities were relying on March ‘s policy from the Department of Homeland Security. So, this policy required international students to remain in the US. Also, encourage new students to come in from the following fall.
So, under the new rule, international students who are studying in America will have to leave the country. Thus, face expulsion if they attend their classes in the fall semester on digital platforms. Also, this order had serious implications for thousands of Indian students