Let fully online college students who are on visas remain in the United States

Let fully online college students who are on visas remain in the United States

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TJ Ferri started this petition to Everyone

Fall 2020 Temporary exemption #1

“The U.S. Department of State will not issue visas to students enrolled in schools and/or programs that are fully online for the fall semester nor will U.S. Customs and Border Protection permit these students to enter the United States. Active students currently in the United States enrolled in such programs must depart the country or take other measures, such as transferring to a school with in-person instruction to remain in lawful status. If not, they may face immigration consequences including, but not limited to, the initiation of removal proceedings.”

https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/sevp-modifies-temporary-exemptions-nonimmigrant-students-taking-online-courses-during

Students who are taking a full online courseload and who have visas to be in the United States should be able to stay in the United States and not have to transfer to a college that is having in-person classes. 

This is targeting people in the US who are on visas because of the choice to keep people safe by colleges in Fall 2020.

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