- Only last week, the Trump administration ordered the cancellation of visas for students who have been online in the US and to go back to their country.
- Harvard and MIT petitioned the court last Wednesday against the Trump administration’s decision
Jul 15, 2020, 02:06 AM IS
New York. The Trump administration has withdrawn the decision to cancel visas for foreign students seeking online education while living in the US. This information was given in court on Tuesday by the US Immigration and Customs Department. A large number of students are relieved by this new decision by the Trump administration.
Let me tell you that the Trump administration had ordered last week that foreign students who are getting online education from American universities, they have to go back to their country. The visas of all such students were ordered to be canceled. John Hopkins University, Harvard, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) universities filed a petition in court last Wednesday against Trump’s decision.
During the hearing, the court gave information
During a hearing in a US court, the Trump administration informed of this decision. Justice Allison Burrows said in the hearing, “The government has quashed its old decision. It has also agreed to immediately stop the action on the old judgment.”
Many educational institutions protested
In a message to the university community, Harvard President Lawrence S. Backau said that, “The Trump administration gave this order without notice. It seems that colleges and universities are being pressured to open classrooms. , There is no concern for the health and safety of the instructor and others. ”
10 lakh students were affected
For foreign students living in the US, the US government had said that students whose classes have shifted online, they will have to return to the country. A total of 10 lakh students were going to be affected by this decision. There are more than 2 lakh Indian students in America at present.
Most students here come from China. It is followed by Indians. F-1 and M-1 category visas are issued for students with graduation or post graduation. Therefore, this decision of the government would also affect the Indian students.
Indian students went to America in three years
In 2019, 2 lakh 2 thousand 14 Indian students went to America. 1 lakh 96 thousand 271 in 2018 and 1 lakh 86 thousand 267 students went to America in 2017. Indian students have been growing in America for 6 consecutive years. 2.9% more Indian students reached USA in 2018 as compared to 2018.
According to a UNESCO report, a total of 3 lakh 32 thousand 033 students of India are studying abroad. Most of them are in America. This is followed by Australia, Canada, Britain and Germany. New York, California, Texas, Massachusetts and Illinois have more Indian students in the US.
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