Two universities, Harvard and MIT, have filed a lawsuit Wednesday to prevent the United States government from enforcing the new student visa rules, according to a report in The Harvard Crimson.
Two universities in California have reacted strongly to the new Trump administration visa rules debarring international students in the United States from attending any course that will conduct its fall semester classes fully online.
Researchers from MIT have warned that India might record as many as 287,000 lakh coronavirus cases per day by the end of winter 2021 in the absence of a COVID-19 vaccine or medicines. The world may witness 249 million cases and 1.8 million deaths by spring 2021 according to the study by MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
RITU JHA Tens of thousands of Indian students face the daunting task of arranging large amounts of money to go back to India or run the risk of being deported, thanks to the Trump administration announcing new fall semester visa rules for international students. Nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online may […]
IANS The number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Mumbai has overtaken that of China where the pandemic reared its head in late 2019, according to official data in the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra Tuesday. India is the third worst hit country in the world, behind only the US and Brazil in […]
Homeland Security announcing visa curbs on international students currently in and those wanting to join in fall for courses that are currently being held only online came in for criticism from universities and immigration experts.
The Department of State will not issue visas to students enrolled in schools offering programs that are fully online for the fall semester, nor will Customs and Border Protection permit these students to enter the US, according to the announcement by the Department of Homeland Security’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program. Active students on F1 and M-1 (nonacademic or vocational studies) visa currently in the US enrolled in such programs must depart the country or take other measures, such as transferring to a school with in-person instruction, to remain in lawful status, the announcement said.
iNDICA NEWS BUREAU- Air India on Sunday, July 5, announced the fourth phase of Vande Bharat Mission, where it will be flying 36 flights between the United States and India from July 11 to July 19, 2020. In its statement, India’s national carrier said that the tickets may be booked through Air India website […]