• The Trump administration late Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive the president's controversial travel ban, The Washington Post reported. In filings Thursday night, the Justice Department requested that the high court te...

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  • The U.S. Department of State last week received emergency approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to change the visa vetting process to subject certain applicants to enhanced questioning in accordance with a notice it pos...

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  • A federal claims judge this week extended an injunction on assigning defaulted student loan borrowers to debt collection agencies, reports Inside Higher Ed. Judge Susan Braden issued the ban in April as a legal dispute unfolded over sev...

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  • The Louisiana House gave final approval this week on legislation that would ban public colleges and universities from asking applicants about their criminal backgrounds, reports The Advocate. House Bill 688 extends to higher education i...

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  • In late March, AACRAO and representatives from other organizations met with Federal Student Aid staff at the Education Department to discuss the nearly 1,000 institutions who are out of compliance in their NSLDS enrollment reporting. Spe...

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  • A trade association representing California for-profit colleges filed a lawsuit in federal court this week to block regulations governing debt relief for students defrauded by their college, Inside Higher Ed reported. The Obama administ...

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  • The Trump administration is allegedly considering shifting some functions of the U.S. Education Department to other federal agencies, namely moving the $1.4 trillion student loan debt portfolio to the Treasury Department, The New York Ti...

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  • Late last week, a federal appeals court refused to lift an injunction on the Trump administration's revised travel ban, which blocks the issuance of new visas for citizens of six Muslim-majority countries and suspends the refugee res...

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  • Before adjourning for the year, the Texas Legislature considered a measure to include disciplinary notations on student transcripts, The Shorthorn reported. House bill 3142 would require public institutions in the state to inc...

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  • Maryland Governor Larry Hogan vetoed legislation that would have banned colleges from asking college applicants about their criminal history on applications, reports Inside Higher Ed. Hogan said he vetoed the legislation out of concern ...

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