The American elite universities Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (mit) to fight back legally against the expulsion and blocking of foreign students. Together, the lawsuits against the Department of Homeland security, has arranged for the autumn to leave the country for foreign students, if dieKurse be completely stop online.
Winand von Petersdorff-Campen
Economics correspondent in Washington.F. A. Z.
Harvard is one of the American universities, the switch to fully Online teaching, in order to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. With the action, the two universities want to get a restraining order, so that the border authorities can deport foreign students, neither at the border point.
"Cruel and ruthless"
The American homeland security had arranged on Tuesday a decision. Harvard President Lawrence Bacow said: "The arrangement came without warning. Their cruelty is only exceeded by your recklessness.” The attorney General of the state of Massachusetts, Maura Healey, announced also a lawsuit against the Richtlinienan.
Bacow to evaluate the arrangement as an attempt to put universities under pressure to give lessons with the physical presence of the students and the health concerns reset. The homeland security indicates that in 100 percent online classes, a stay in the United States is not required and, therefore, will not be granted. The student could come back when the colleges came back to presence events.
The majority of the universities followed mixed models with classroom and online teaching. In some universities, the opening plans are now revised and presence events, supplemented, in order to secure the visa status of the foreigner. Such mixed forms of home schutzbis tolerated to a certain degree, it requires the universities that you are documenting each of the foreign students, the teaching profile.
however, It remains a risk: If the University in the short term, for instance after an outbreak of the disease decides the originally as a face to face seminars provided courses only in digital form, to hold, to leave foreign students in the country.
From the arrays students at the visa types F1 and M1 are affected. In the United States each year to study, around one Million foreigners. They play an important role in financing the universities, because they have to pay higher tuition fees than Americans.Updated Date: 08 July 2020, 22:19