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“We deserve to be here,” say Brazilian students threatened by Trump decree

Trump’s travel ban on Brazil coupled with the latest immigration guidelines makes it nearly impossible for Brazilians to attend regular classes in the U.S.

“We deserve to be here,” say Brazilian students threatened by Trump decree
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Weathering the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic can already be extremely challenging and stressful on its own, with uncertainties over personal finance, health concerns, and rising death tolls around the world adding to people’s daily struggles. Yet, for international students at higher education institutions in the U.S., the crisis might become even more worrisome. In fact, situations may become impossible after the latest guidelines issued by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) cast doubts over their right to stay legally in the country.

On July 6, ICE announced special regulations over the stays and visa status...

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