China News, July 14th, comprehensive report, 13th local time, including the Attorney General of the United States Massachusetts Mora Healy and the Attorney General of Washington, DC, filed a lawsuit with the Boston Federal Court to start the lawsuit New rules for foreign students in the Trump administration. The new regulation stipulates that if international students only have online courses during the fall semester this year, they cannot stay in the United States.
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According to reports, the lawsuit requested that the entire new regulations come into effect. The lawsuit claims that the new regulations have caused significant damage to the US economy because it has prevented tens of thousands of international students from settling in the United States and has prevented them from finding jobs in fields such as science, technology, healthcare, business and finance, and education.
Healy said that the new coronavirus has had a huge impact in the United States, and that the expulsion of international students during this period was "cruel, sudden and illegal." She also pointed out that the Trump administration did not take into account the huge cost and administrative burden of school adjustment programs and certification of students.
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The court is expected to make a ruling before July 15th, which is the deadline for the school to submit the fall curriculum plan to the federal government.
The report pointed out that on the 13th, many college students held a protest rally outside the State Capitol in Boston. Boston and Los Angeles, together with 24 other American cities, also submitted a statement in support of the lawsuit against the new regulations for international students. In addition, dozens of universities, including Boston University, expressed support for this.
Most schools believe that the new regulations "the real motivation is not related to ensuring that students take a'complete study course' or protecting the integrity of the student visa program." Instead, the purpose is to "encourage the school to reopen."
According to reports, the lawsuit was filed against the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE). The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Bureau is responsible for the issuance of student visas.
Earlier, Harvard University and MIT first filed a lawsuit to prevent the rule. Neither college has plans to open face-to-face courses in the fall semester.