March 24, 2020
March 20, 2020
Joint letter from TICAS, ACE, and NASFAA urging Congress to act swiftly to provide immediate repayment relief to federal student loan borrowers amid the COVID-19 crisis.
March 18, 2020
Letter from 51 organizations urging Congress to address the needs of students during and after the COVID-19 emergency.
March 11, 2020
Today, the Senate voted 53-42 to pass H.J. Res. 76, restoring stronger borrower defense protections. The borrower defense to repayment rule allows students to discharge student loans tied to fraud and other illegal conduct by their colleges. In September, the Trump Administration rewrote the rule, and it will require 97 percent of students cheated by their colleges to repay...
March 10, 2020
Memo to interested parties on the borrower defense rules in advance of the vote in the U.S. Senate on a resolution (H.J. Res 76) to disapprove the 2019 rule and restore the stronger regulation created in 2016.