Facebook, other tech firms and business advocacy groups support Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in their bid to fight a US government directive regarding international students. Photo: Reuters Facebook, other tech firms and business advocacy groups support Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in their bid to fight a US government directive regarding international students. Photo: Reuters
Facebook, other tech firms and business advocacy groups support Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in their bid to fight a US government directive regarding international students. Photo: Reuters

Facebook, US states join Harvard, MIT’s fight against Trump administration directive to deport online-only foreign students

  • Tech firms argue the directive violates a federal law meant to protect businesses from arbitrary decisions that could adversely affect operations
  • Government argues that earlier guidance warned that international students’ ability to remain in US for online courses was subject to change

Topic |   Chinese overseas
Facebook, other tech firms and business advocacy groups support Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in their bid to fight a US government directive regarding international students. Photo: Reuters Facebook, other tech firms and business advocacy groups support Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in their bid to fight a US government directive regarding international students. Photo: Reuters
Facebook, other tech firms and business advocacy groups support Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in their bid to fight a US government directive regarding international students. Photo: Reuters
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