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US Rescinds Policy for International Students Taking Online Courses

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A federal judge announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has rescinded a July 6 policy directive forcing international students studying in the United States to enrol in in-person courses to lawfully remain in the U.S. The reversal comes after more than 20 states and dozens of schools filed a suit to prevent the policy from coming into effect. International students will now be able to take a full online course load for the fall 2020 semester.

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