AHA Opposes New ICE Obstacles to Students from Foreign Countries (July 2020)

The AHA has written a letter to the “Deputy Director and Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Director” of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement strongly objecting to “modifications” declaring that foreign “students attending schools operating entirely online may not take a full online course load and remain in the United States.”

Whether driven by nativism or an agenda to pressure higher education to reopen campuses, this ruling is likely to have a devastating effect on hundreds of thousands of foreign students and the colleges and universities they attend.