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Chris Eisgruber '83, Maria De La Cruz Perales Sanchez '18, and Brad Smith '81 speak to reporters outside of the U.S. Supreme Court.
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The Trump administration is rejecting new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, defying a federal court order. When asked if the University, which filed one of the first suits challenging DACA’s termination in 2017, plans to take action, a spokesperson said they are “evaluating the government’s latest action and considering next steps.”

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ICE rescinds policy barring international students with online course loads following Harvard, MIT’s lawsuit

In a hearing held today, the Government agreed to rescind the Directive “on a nationwide basis” and return to previous COVID-19 guidence that allows students taking online courses to reside in the U.S. on F-1 visas “for the duration of the emergency.”

NEWS | July 14

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President Eisgruber asks senior leaders to explore how U. can fight racism, prepare reports by Aug. 21

“We have convened several task forces during the past decade to study issues of diversity and inclusion at Princeton University and made progress by implementing changes they recommended,“ President Eisgruber wrote to Cabinet members. “We have not, however, focused on eliminating racism. That is the charge I give to you now.”

NEWS | June 22