US: int’l students eligible for Covid-19 support under gov’t relief fund

The news has been welcomed by groups that have previously voiced their opposition to the lack of help available to international students in the US during the pandemic.

“The Department of Education’s updated guidance that expands eligibility for the HEERF financial aid grants to all students regardless of immigration status is very welcomed news,” said Miriam Feldblum, executive director of the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration.

“Both Congress and courts across the nation had already spoken clearly – emergency relief funds, passed through various pieces of Covid-19 relief legislation, are meant for all students with need.

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