Trump administration reverses course on order barring some foreign students

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration decided to drop its bid to bar some students that would force international students to leave the country if all their coursework is moved online because of the coronavirus pandemic, in a dramatic reversal from a policy announced just days ago. U.S.

Reuters July 15, 2020 01:10:25 IST
Trump administration reverses course on order barring some foreign students

Trump administration reverses course on order barring some foreign students

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration decided to drop its bid to bar some students that would force international students to leave the country if all their coursework is moved online because of the coronavirus pandemic, in a dramatic reversal from a policy announced just days ago.

U.S. District Judge Allison Burroughs in Massachusetts said the U.S. government and Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who sued over the measure had come to a settlement that would make the rule moot.

(Reporting by Mica Rosenberg, Editing by Franklin Paul)

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