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The federal government reversed course on a policy that would have meant international students could not stay in the U.S. unless they were taking at least some in-person classes, the Texas Tribune reports:


"On Tuesday, the Trump administration walked back recent guidance that would have deported international college and university students if they were enrolled exclusively in online classes this fall. The repeal follows outspoken criticism from universities, legal experts and higher education advocates, who deemed the rules unfairly punitive for foreign students."

Several universities filed a lawsuit over the policy.

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