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University of Oklahoma responds to ICE guidance on international students

The president of the University of Oklahoma recently expressed his disagreement with the Trump administration ruling barring international students on visas from residing in the U.S. should their school move to online-only instruction in the fall. He emphasized the unique challenges international students have faced due to COVID-19, and said that while his university intends to offer in-person instruction this fall, there are many scenarios at play, and he will do what he can to ensure that international students are able to remain on campus regardless of course format.

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Published Date: July 9, 2020

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Penn State IFC bans all social activities at frats in response to COVID-19 pandemic

To limit the spread of COVID-19 on campus, the Penn State Interfraternity Council announced a hiatus of all social events at the school's 37 fraternity chapters. It is unknown at the time when this ban will be lifted.

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Published Date: July 8, 2020

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University of California to sue feds over student visa rule

The Trump administration, which recently ruled that international students attending U.S. colleges on visas will be prevented from living in the country should their schooling be entirely online in the fall, is facing a lawsuit from Harvard, MIT, and now the University of California. Due to COVID-19, most colleges have opted to provide instruction that is either online completely, or a mixture of online and in-person, however even at universities that have opted for the latter format there are still many students who would only have online courses.

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Published Date: July 8, 2020

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July 9, 2020

University of Oklahoma responds to ICE guidance on international students

The president of the University of Oklahoma recently expressed his disagreement with the Trump administration ruling barring international students on visas from residing in the U.S. should their school move to online-only instruction in the fall. He emphasized the unique challenges international students have faced due to COVID-19, and said that while his university intends to offer in-person instruction this fall, there are many scenarios at play, and he will do what he can to ensure that international students are able to remain on campus regardless of course format.

Read More
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July 8, 2020

Penn State IFC bans all social activities at frats in response to COVID-19 pandemic

To limit the spread of COVID-19 on campus, the Penn State Interfraternity Council announced a hiatus of all social events at the school's 37 fraternity chapters. It is unknown at the time when this ban will be lifted.

Read More
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July 8, 2020

University of California to sue feds over student visa rule

The Trump administration, which recently ruled that international students attending U.S. colleges on visas will be prevented from living in the country should their schooling be entirely online in the fall, is facing a lawsuit from Harvard, MIT, and now the University of California. Due to COVID-19, most colleges have opted to provide instruction that is either online completely, or a mixture of online and in-person, however even at universities that have opted for the latter format there are still many students who would only have online courses.

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