Compete America Letter to Federal Agencies–Negative Consequences of Proposed F-1 Student Restrictions for 2020 School Year


On July 13, 2020, Compete America sent a letter to federal agencies calling on ICE to review critical US public interest questions and documents prior to publication of a new regulation severely limiting the extent to which international students may secure F-1 visas and maintain valid F-1 status while enrolled solely in online classes during the COVID-19 emergency. The letter urges ICE to rescind the newly announced rule and retain its March 13, 2020 SEVP Guidance that would better allow F-1 nonimmigrants to maintain status safely and prevent further disruption to our nation’s higher education system and economy.

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