Johns Hopkins University sues ICE to stop deportation of international students

Johns Hopkins University filed a lawsuit seeking to prevent the Trump administration from stripping international students of their visas and forcing them to leave the U.S. if they are not taking any in-person courses in the fall.

The Baltimore institution filed the suit on Friday against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in a Washington, D.C., federal court, according to The Baltimore Sun.

The case argues that ICE’s new policy “completely upended” the university’s opening plans for the fall semester. Nearly 5,000 international students are enrolled at Johns Hopkins, ABC reported.