April 16, 2021

Higher Education: Key Documents and Resources in the Harvard/MIT v. DHS Lawsuit re: International Students

Update July 14
Harvard and MIT vs. DHS/ICE re: International Students

3:30 PM Eastern

From the Court Docket:

“Hearing held on 7/14/2020. The Court was informed by the parties that they have come to a resolution to the combined temporary restraining order/preliminary injunction motions. The Government has agreed to rescind the July 6, 2020 Policy Directive and the July 7, 2020 FAQ, and has also agreed to rescind their implementation. The Government will return to the March 9, 2020 and March 13, 2020 policy.”

SOURCE: Entry 119 on Court Docket

Harvard and MIT vs. DHS/ICE re: International Students

Reply Brief Filed by Harvard/MIT in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction

Four Lawsuits Filed on July 13th

21 Universities and Colleges Including: University of Oregon, Oregon St. University, Arizona State University, U. of Arizona, Stanford, USC, Caltech, University of Utah,  v. United States Department of Homeland Security (7)
Complaint ||| Docket

State of New York v.United States Department of Homeland Security (6)
Announcement ||| Complaint ||| Docket

State of Washington v. United States Department of Homeland Security (5)
Complaint ||| Court Docket

17 States and DC File Suit v. DHS re: International Students (4)
Complaint ||| Court Docket

UPDATE July 13

Harvard and MIT vs. DHS/ICE re: International Students

Response From U.S. Government: Opposition to Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order and Request for a Preliminary Injunction 
Filed by Andrew Lelling, U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts
23 pages; PDF.

Brief Filed by 14 Universities, Community Colleges, Others Including NYU, U. of Rochester, and Cooper Union
20 pages; PDF.

Brief Filed by United Chinese Americans
15 pages; PDF.

Brief of 16 Student Governments of Higher Education Institutions
22 pages; PDF.

Brief of the 71 Higher Education Organizations (Including ARL and EDUCAUSE)
30 pages; PDF.

Brief of Multiple Professional Societies Including APS and AAAS
20 pages; PDF.

Brief of University of Pittsburgh
20 pages; PDF.

Brief of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
10 pages; PDF.

Brief of Princeton Theological Seminary
19 pages; PDF.

Brief of  Chamber Of Commerce of United States of America &

  • BSA | The Software Alliance
  • Information Technology Industry Council
  • Internet Association
  • Society For Human Resource Management
  • Technet
  • Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • Box
  • Dropbox
  • Facebook
  • Github
  • Google
  • Linkedin
  • Microsoft
  • Paypal
  • Salesforce.Com
  • Spotify USA
  • Twitter

Brief of 26 Cities, Towns, And Counties As Amici Curiae In Support Of Plaintiffs’ Motion For Preliminary Injunction
18 pages; PDF.

Brief of 59 Institutions of Higher Education as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion For A Preliminary Injunction
22 pages; PDF.

Direct to Complete Court Docket

UPDATE July 10

Lawsuit (3)

University of California Files Suit v. DHS
Complaint ||| Court Docket

Harvard and MIT vs. DHS/ICE re: International Students

From the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration:

“180 Institutions of Higher Education Join Litigation in Opposing Administration’s ‘International Student Ban'” (Amicus Brief Filed)

Additional Materials

Lawsuit (2)

Lawsuit (1)

Harvard and MIT vs. DHS/ICE re: International Students

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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