The US authorities on Tuesday canceled an order that revoked the visas of international students who are in the country, whose classes were transferred exclusively to an online format due to the coronavirus, the Hill reports.
Federal judge Allison Burroughs announced this decision in Boston at the beginning of the meeting, where they were to hear arguments from the parties in the case-Harvard University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology challenged the order of the US administration. Earlier, eighteen States and the Metropolitan District of Columbia filed similar claims in court.
Previously, the administration of US President Donald Trump required that foreigners on a student visa study in the United States full-time or leave the country. Most universities, however, intend to maintain restrictions on full-time classes shortly due to the COVID-19 pandemic.