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International students should not be in remote learning environments

The article “International Students Banned From Online-Only Instruction” took the tone that government action to follow existing rules was something new and puts further hardship on universities struggling to come up with ways to keep students safe. A more balanced perspective should consider what is best for the international students and how universities should be held accountable to deliver on what they promised to their foreign guests.

For those that might have missed the announcement, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has put out a statement that in essence states that international students can’t stay in the USA if their program moves to full remote learning.

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