Federal appeals court halts student debt forgiveness plan

October 21, 2022
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Georgia college graduates and current students with loans who were hoping to take advantage of federal student debt forgiveness will have to wait a little longer.

A federal appeals judge put the Biden Administration’s student loan forgiveness initiative on hold late Friday.

The 8th District Court of Appeals halted the student debt forgiveness plan in response to a lawsuit brought by six Republican states.

What’s Next?: The Biden administration has until Monday to respond to the court. The six states have until Tuesday to reply to the administration’s response.

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