Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have sued the Trump administration for its decision to strip international college students of their visas if their courses are held online. Pictured, a gate leading into Harvard Yard in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo: Getty Images/AFPHarvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have sued the Trump administration for its decision to strip international college students of their visas if their courses are held online. Pictured, a gate leading into Harvard Yard in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have sued the Trump administration for its decision to strip international college students of their visas if their courses are held online. Pictured, a gate leading into Harvard Yard in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo: Getty Images/AFP

US court likely to rule next week on Harvard, MIT request affecting thousands of foreign students

  • The universities are fighting to prevent the US government from stripping student visas from those who must take online-only courses amid the pandemic
  • Timeline is ‘rightfully aggressive’ given the upcoming deadlines issued by the Trump administration, says a lawyer for the schools

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have sued the Trump administration for its decision to strip international college students of their visas if their courses are held online. Pictured, a gate leading into Harvard Yard in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo: Getty Images/AFPHarvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have sued the Trump administration for its decision to strip international college students of their visas if their courses are held online. Pictured, a gate leading into Harvard Yard in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have sued the Trump administration for its decision to strip international college students of their visas if their courses are held online. Pictured, a gate leading into Harvard Yard in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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