CGS Signs onto Community Letter Addressing Public Charge Proposal
    December 10, 2018
    Community Letter to DHS on Public Charge Proposal
     
    On December 10, CGS signed onto comments submitted by the higher education community to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on a proposed rule regarding inadmissibility of immigrants and non-immigrants on public charge grounds. Specific to higher education, the letter asks that the final regulation explicitly state that it does not apply to Title IV student aid programs or to F-1 and J-1 visas. The comments highlight the potential consequences that this action could create, including further visa processing delays, further eroding the pool of international students and scholars studying and working in the U.S.
     
    View letter here

     

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