on Tuesday, that the t pause will be extended to June 30, 2023, from its previous deadline of December 30, 2022. According to the president, the extra six months of temporary relief are intended to give “the Supreme Court time to hear the case [for student debt forgiveness] in its current term.”This content can also be viewed on the site it from.President Biden’s student debt relief plan after it was first announced in August, many of them short-lived and ultimately dismissed.
Two lawsuits—one filed by the attorneys general of six Republican-led states, and a second filed on behalf of two plaintiffs claiming the plan’s qualifications “harmed” them— the Department of Education.
Subsequently, the Department of Education has the federal student debt relief application from its website and paused on processing any applications they’ve received so far while the legality of the president’s plan is decided in the court.This extension will be the Biden administration’s sixth since taking office (trust us, we’ve been keeping count), and the ninth extension total since the original federal student loan moratorium was enacted through the CARES Act back in 2020.
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