An important lobbying organization for profit presented a motion on Wednesday to intervene in a demand recently resolved by the Department of Education. The motion could block the department agreement to automatically download $ 6 billion in student debt for 200,000 borrowers with defense claims of the pending borrower. , affirms that universities in the agreement did not have the opportunity to respond to the claims of defense of the pending borrower that allege that they had disappointed the alumni. The motion was expected, since CECU declared that he planned to follow legal actions as soon as the department announced the agreement. The Department of Education has never notified them about the defense claims of the pending borrower. This lack of notification and the ability to respond properly violates due process of the institutions under the borrower's defense program, "said Nicholas Kent, director of policies of CECU. "> Most popular h2>
A typical borrower's defense applicant must undergo a revision process of the Department of Education, and the University has the opportunity to respond to any irregularities claim.googetag.cmd.push (function () Googetag.display ("dfp-ad-article_in_article");););););););););););););););););););););););););););
CECU also declared in the motion that the department is concerned that the department tries to recover the funds for the student loans discharged from the universities attended by the borrowers. The department did not clarify whether it was planning to seek recovery, however, according to a superior department, the agreement does not have an independent legal effect in the universities appointed in the case.
The agreement is not yet end. It is currently under review by the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, which will announce a decision at the end of July. Both the plaintiffs and the Department of Education must respond to each motion to intervene filed with respect to this agreement.
eileen Conner, director of the project on loans for predatory students, a legal team that is part of the Harvard Law Faculty and that worked in the sweet demand, responded to the motion in a statement to Inside Higher Ed and said "it is disappointing, but it is not surprising that these companies are, as always, taking care of their results at the expense of students who have suffered serious damage and waited for years to justice."
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