For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Setback To Indian Students: US To Not Issue/Renew Visa For Foreign Students


On Monday, the US State Department said it will not issue or renew visas for foreign students enrolled in schools in the US for whom the classes have now gone entirely online due to the Covid 19 pandemic. This could be a severe blow to Indian students on non-immigrant F1 and M1 visa.

US To Not Issue/Renew Visa For Foreign Students

Further in line with the announced move, the US Students and Exchange Visitor Program has made changes to the fall 2020 semester. As per it, the students who are as of now enrolled in online classes should leave the US or can also enroll for courses providing in-person instruction.

Thus to continue living in the US, non-immigrant F1 students need to show that for them minimum classes are being conducted online And if such rules are not adhered to then it will result in immigration consequences.

Importantly, there are over 2 lakh students of Indian-origin in the US.

Read more about: us visa
Story first published: Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 13:49 [IST]
Company Search
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Goodreturns sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Goodreturns website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more