12 companies sue Google, Facebook and Microsoft against new student visa rules
More than a dozen US IT companies (IT companies Google, Facebook) have joined the first lawsuit filed by the Immigration and Custom Enforcement Department (Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement) regarding rules brought to students.
Washington. More than a dozen US IT companies, including Google, Facebook and Microsoft, have joined the lawsuit filed earlier on a rule brought by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Department (Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement). Let me tell you that reputed higher educational institutions like Hopkins University, Harvard (Havard) and MIT have also filed suit against the US administration. According to the Institute of International Education (IIE), there are more than 1 million international students in the US for the 2018-2019 academic year. Which includes a large number of countries like China, India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia and Canada.
What is the matter – a statement from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Department (Immigration and Customs Enforcement Department) was issued in the past, saying that nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students will not be given admission, which is running online classes only is.
According to the department, such students will not be allowed to enter America or if they are still living in America, then they will have to leave America and go to their country. He said that if he does not do this, then students may have to bear the consequences.
The ICE told the departments of the states that such students whose classes are going completely online will not be issued visas for the next semester nor will such students be allowed to enter the state.
According to the ICE, F-1 students participate in academic course work while M-1 students are students of ‘vocational coursework’. However, most of the US universities have not yet told about the plan for the next semester.
Hybrid models were announced for most colleges, but some large universities, such as Harvard, provided fully online classes for students.
Google has also opposed the ban on HIB visas – US technology giants strongly criticized US President Donald Trump’s decision to suspend work-related visas issued to foreigners, including H-1B visas, by the end of the year. was.
Trump’s decision was opposed by Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Microsoft President Brad Smith.
CEO of Google company and Sundar Pichai of Indian origin tweeted that immigrants have a huge contribution in America’s economic success. He has made the country a global leader in technology. I am disappointed with this announcement.