(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) For so many students heading off or back to college this fall, the future looks a bit uncertain, especially for international students.

“There were new regulations that came out this week that will affect international students at colleges and universities in the United States,” Missouri Western Vice President for Strategic Initiatives Dr. Sarah Cravens said.

Those new regulations from the department of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement say international students would have to leave the country if their school switches to online learning this upcoming semester.

At Missouri Western, the international community said their main concern was quality of education.

“They wanted to know will we be able to continue with schoolwork, if it is still on campus will we be able to come back?” Missouri Western international student Ethan Bennie said.

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