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New U.S. Visa Rules Threaten to Deport 369,000 Chinese Students

  • International students can’t stay without in-person courses
  • China sends more students to the U.S. than any other country
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Watch: The White House is proposing new visa rules that would block international students from enrolling in schools that offer online only classes. (Source: Bloomberg)

Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students enroll at U.S. colleges and universities each year, and right now, a lot of them are concerned.

As schools try to figure out how to start the fall semester amid the coronavirus pandemic, some -- including Harvard University and the University of Southern California -- are opting for online-only instruction. And that means their foreign students will have to leave or transfer, according to new rules issued Monday by the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency.