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The White House has lifted and withdrawn visas for overseas students taking online courses

The government of U.S. President Donald Trump reversed this Tuesday and decided to withdraw visas for foreign students studying online at U.S. universities, the CNN television station reports.

The decision was announced by a federal judge from the city of Boston after nearly twenty states and several educational institutions filed a lawsuit against the government.

Among them are Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), who filed a joint lawsuit against the administration last week to prevent the revocation of these visas from entering into force, which the government said was largely due Coronavirus measures Pandemic.

The White House has lifted and withdrawn visas for overseas students taking online courses
The White House has lifted and withdrawn visas for overseas students taking online courses

The lawsuit, which was filed with a Boston district court, was against the Department of Homeland Security and its Immigration and Customs Agency (ICE), which announced the measure.

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