Incoming international students enrolling in fully online classes will not be able to enter the U.S. this fall, according to ICE guidelines.
The U.S. has rescinded a policy that would have stripped international students taking all-online course loads of their visas.
News that Pomona and Scripps classes will be online next semester came two days after an ICE announcement that has left international students unsure of next steps.
New rules issued by ICE would put many international students at risk. The 5Cs must create strong plans to protect all of their international students.
Two and a half weeks have passed since Cristian Padilla Romero PO ’18 started a petition and GoFundMe to help his mother, a stage 4 cancer survivor currently being held in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention, escape deportation to Honduras.
Cristian Jose Padilla Romero PO ’18 seeks help as his mother, Tania Romero, is being held at an ICE detention facility. Tania is in imminent danger of deportation and faces health problems from being held in detention after surviving stage 4 cancer.
Pitzer College’s “free wall” was painted over the weekend of Sept. 21 with a message accusing Pitzer trustee Robert Fairbairn of profiting from “concentration camps,” sparking a conversation among students about whether Pitzer’s financing adheres to its core values.