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Where do international students who have always called America home go now?

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  • Ananya Bhattacharya
By Ananya Bhattacharya

Tech reporter

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Here’s a question for the Donald Trump administration: How do you send student visa-holders “back home” if their home is America?

Children of those on H-1B in the US have to forego their H-4 dependent visa once they turn 21, and often switch to F-1 or M-1 student visas to continue living with their parents in the US.

But the Trump administration’s recent decision to disallow students whose course load has moved online amid the Covid-19 pandemic to avail these visas has put such students in a spot.

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