LEGAL NEWS & COMMENTARY

With a view to ensure that classes are not scheduled online, this week, the Trump administration is considering a policy targeting nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students. The policy position is that students on these visas attending schools that operate entirely online may not take a full online course load and remain in the United States. [...]

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Five US states, as well as the District of Columbia (DC), filed a 46-page lawsuit against Betsy DeVos in her role as the Secretary of Education on Tuesday, asking a federal court to declare a recent Department of Education (DOED) rule interpreting the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) unlawful. Michigan, California, [...]

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  “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” – Andy McIntyre   The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented global crisis in various sectors throughout the world. Education, in particular, is affected in some ways. The education which was previously received in the classrooms has now totally gone digital. This enabled the platform of [...]

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The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Student Exchange and Visitor Program (SEVP) announced Monday that foreign students will not be allowed to remain in the country if they take entirely online classes during the fall semester. Foreign students who are attending schools operating entirely online will not be allowed to remain in the US. [...]

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Recent law school graduates of Tennessee law schools filed an emergency rule waiver with the Supreme Court of Tennessee on Tuesday seeking diploma privilege for eligible applicants currently registered to sit for the Tennessee Bar in July 2020, September 2020 and February 2021. This waiver comes as many state bar associations have adapted how the [...]

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