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New US immigration rule: Students face risk of deportation

8 Jul 2020

International students, including Omanis, who are pursuing studies in the United States will have to leave the country or risk deportation if their universities switch to online-only courses, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has announced.  

Reacting to the news, Oman embassy in the United States said that it is in contact with the concerned American authorities regarding the new immigration rule.  

The embassy stated that it seeks to find out the details of the decision and its impact on the students including those currently in Oman. 

‘Students will be provided with the latest updates of the decision through the official electronic platforms,’ the embassy said in a statement. 

The embassy assured Omani students and their parents that it will spare no effort to overcome all difficulties and achieve what is in their best interest and stability in order to complete their studies easily and successfully. 

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