The U.S. government has agreed to rescind the July 6 guidance from ICE that would have required international students enrolled at institutions that are offering an online-only curriculum this fall to leave the country.
Like many of you, we are deeply concerned about the impact upon our students of last week’s guidance from ICE about the status of international students on F-1 visas for the fall semester.
As we head into the holiday weekend, we are writing with a brief update regarding fall semester. We are continuing to evaluate the urgent and concerning public health situation in Los Angeles County, the state of California and nationwide.
We are writing to provide an update regarding fall as we prepare to provide our students with an education of excellence and depth, while planning and carrying out wide-ranging steps to reduce risks from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
With the spring semester reaching a close, I am writing to offer an update on our thinking regarding fall semester as global efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic continue.