Trump Administration Withdrawn International Student Visa Policy

The Trump administration has decided to cancel its new visa policy, which temporarily barred foreign students seeking online education while living in the US.
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The Trump administration has decided to cancel its new visa policy, which temporarily barred foreign students seeking online education while living in the US. The US Immigration and Customs Department gave this information on Tuesday. This new decision of Trump administration will give relieve to a large number of students.

Let us tell you that the Trump administration had ordered last week that foreign students who are getting online education from American universities, have to go back to their country. John Hopkins University, Harvard, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) universities filed a petition in court last Wednesday against Trump's decision.

US court gave information

during the hearing:

During a hearing in a US court, the Trump administration informed about this decision. Justice Allison Burrows said in the hearing, "The government has withdrawn its old decision. In addition, it has also agreed to immediately stop the action on the old judgment."

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Many educational institutions protested:

In a message to the university community, Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow said that, "The Trump administration gave this order without notice. There is no concern for the health and safety of the instructor and others. "

Decision would affect 10 lakh students:

According to the previous order, 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. Moreover, there are more than 2 lakh Indian students in America at present. Most students here come from China. 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 Indian students.

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