On July 12, 2020, Columbia University, along with 58 other institutions of higher education, filed an amicus brief (“friend of the court”) in support of the Harvard and MIT lawsuit in opposition of ICE announcement requiring international students to have an in-person component in the fall or leave the United States. Read more about it on University Life’s website where you will find a link to the 22-page brief.
Dear International Students,
I hope this email finds you well. I am writing to share warm regards during this difficult summer and to share opportunities to connect with ISSO in the coming days. As I wrote on July 6, the U.S. government provided notice of distressing rules for the Fall 2020 semester regarding COVID-19 and students in F-1 visa status. Read more.
There is no one-size-fits-all response to the effect the new regulations will have on Columbia students. Review some of the current variables and scenarios for fall 2020. Read more.