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Trump international students order

Last week, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security introduced new guidelines that would strip visas from international students who don’t take in-person classes. The controversial move would have effectively forced universities to offer in-person courses instead of keeping everything online, despite the warnings of many public health officials. Now, the […]

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International student ban lawsuit

After the Trump administration passed a new directive threatening to expel international students from the country if their universities don’t offer in-person classes, tech firms, businesses, and universities are banning together to fight the measure. Harvard and MIT have already sued the administration over the new policy, and now they’re being joined by Facebook, the […]

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Trump Administration Orders Shiji to Sell Hotel Tech Firm StayNTouch

Kevin King, chief operating officer of Shiji Group (left) spoke to Skift Senior Travel Tech Editor Sean O’Neill at Skift Tech Forum June 2019 in San Francisco. The Trump Administration on Friday demanded that Beijing-based Shiji unwind its acquisition of StayNTouch, the hotel property management system. Skift Skift Take: This is a highly unusual action. […]

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White House architectural order

It’s a good thing that one of the responsibilities of the Executive Branch isn’t determining what constitutes “good art” and “bad art.” While all forms of art and architecture are subjective, most would probably agree that the US government isn’t exactly an authority on architectural aesthetics, but that may not stop them from dabbling anyway. […]