15 Students of India gets chance for voluntary departure
Fifteen Indian students including eight from Andhra Pradesh and seven from Telangana got a chance to leave the United States. These fifteen were among the 145 students who were detained in connection with University of Farmington racket.
A local court in Michigan granted voluntary departure option for 15 students, while one student had applied for bail as he is married to a US citizen.
American Telugu Association, member Venkat Manthena state that 20 students were locked in two detention centres in Michigan on the issue of Visa fraud. Out of 3 have already left out and out of remaining 17, fifteen got opted for voluntary departure.
The advantage of voluntary departure options by the court to students who return India can try back again for re-entry to the US as there will be no criminal charge filed on their names.
The university was created by the US Department of Homeland Security in what was explained as an attempt to bust a visa fraud. Eight Indian students were arrested as they were describing recruiters and who monetarily benefited from getting students to join the university.