Foreign students get big relief from Trump government, visa ban lifted after protest

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Washington: A federal district court judge in the US said on Tuesday that the Trump administration had agreed to rescind its July 6 order prohibiting international students from staying in the country who study in college or university. Are not doing The Trump administration has overturned the order after outrage and a large number of educational institutions filed a lawsuit against the order. Several educational institutions, including the prestigious Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), requested the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to stop enforcing an order that only took online classes There was talk of a ban on international students staying in the country.

The US federal court in Massachusetts has 17 state and district of Columbia in support of the lawsuit, as well as top US IT companies such as Google, Facebook, and Microsoft. Federal District Judge Alison Baraugh in Boston said, “I have been informed by the parties that they have made a decision.” They will restore the status quo. ” The announcement has brought relief for international students, including students from India. More than 1 million international students were living in the US in the academic year 2018-19. According to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), 1,94,556 Indian students were registered in various academic institutions in the US in January. Judge Barogh said that this policy would be applicable nationwide. MP Brad Sneider said it was a big win for international students and colleges. Several MPs had written to the Trump administration last week, requesting the cancellation of their order on international students.