The Trump administration has rescinded the Immigration and Customs Enforcement rule change that would've barred international students from getting visas if their schools switched to online classes in the fall, a federal judge in Boston announced Tuesday. Following Harvard University and other schools' decisions to go fully remote to stem COVID-19 spread, ICE announced foreign students could not access essential F and M visas they'd need to study in the U.S. Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued ICE, saying it "would bar hundreds of thousands of international students at American universities from the United States." Dozens of universities joined the suit. The case went to court Tuesday, where the judge announced ICE would "return to the status quo."
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