On Monday, December 21, the U.S. Congress passed The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which includes both a $1.4 trillion appropriations bill and more than $900 billion in COVID-19 relief, along with other provisions.
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As 2020 comes to a close, there is growing pressure for members of Congress to pass a potential COVID-19 stimulus package similar to the CARES Act passed in March. Unfortunately, the substance of a potential bill remains fluid.
On Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, President Donald Trump signed Executive Order (EO) 13950 on race and sex stereotyping…
On Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published the proposed rule “Establishing a Fixed Time Period of Admission and an Extension of Stay Procedure for Nonimmigrant Academic Students, Exchange Visitors, and Representatives of Foreign Information Media.”
Over the last few weeks, members of Congress and White House staff have been negotiating the next COVID-19 funding package to address ongoing economic issues associated with the pandemic, including the effects on higher education…