The Trump administration has agreed to rescind rules it issued last week governing whether international students can enroll at U.S. universities this fall, settling a lawsuit filed by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston federal court.

The schools had asked for a temporary restraining order pausing enforcement of the policy.

At a short hearing Tuesday afternoon, U.S. District Judge Allison D. Burroughs confirmed that a settlement had been reached. She said the government would rescind the policy, withdraw an FAQ detailing the rule and return to the status quo of guidance issued in the spring.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement had issued regulations earlier this month limiting foreign students’ ability to take classes online and stay in the U.S. Many colleges and universities have adjusted their teaching plans for fall in light of the coronavirus pandemic, including opting for online-only courses, and the regulations have upended international students’ plans. Read more at WSJ