New Delhi, July 8
As many as two lakh Indians at the moment within the US on F-1 pupil visas danger being pressured to return after the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) introduced cancellation of a March 13 exemption for worldwide college students.
The matter was mentioned at Tuesday’s Indo-US Foreign Office talks. India has already been cornered by the US in commerce which additionally seeks to limit it from shopping for Russian weaponry. On the opposite hand, India has suffered essentially the most within the curbs on H-1B visas and the second-most after China on F-1 visas. There was no instant recorded US response to the priority raised by Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla.
While US President Donald Trump stated he would lean on the colleges to start regular courses, a petition filed by Harvard and MIT stated the ICE order has thrown into chaos just about all of upper training within the US. An injunctive reduction by the Massachusetts District Court is the one hope for the big variety of overseas college students. Harvard and MIT stated a number of universities had provided most of their fall semester curricula on-line as a result of the specter of Covid was not over. — TNS