Who is affected by the ICE directives of early July 2020? (Updated July 16)
A hearing was held July 14, 2020, in the District Court of Massachusetts, regarding the complaint filed by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) against the Department of Homeland Security. The judge ruled that the parties agreed to set aside the July 6, 2020 ICE guidance, and the subsequent update to the ICE SEVP FAQs that were updated on July 7, 2020. The agreement required the Department of Homeland Security to revert it’s position back to the March 2020 guidance. On July 15, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security reissued guidance via the ICE SEVP FAQs which reinstated the March, 2020 guidance, until further notice.uidance only pertains to international students who are inside the United States on the F-1 visa program.