Xavier Becerra

California sues Trump administration over Corinthian students' unresolved debt relief claims

California sues Trump administration over Corinthian students' unresolved debt relief claims

The federal Department of Education is refusing to process debt relief claims from tens of thousands of students who had federal loans to attend Corinthian Colleges schools, California’s attorney general said Thursday in the latest lawsuit against the Trump administration.

More than 50,000 relief claims are pending since the for-profit college collapsed, including 13,000 from Californians, according to the lawsuit Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra filed in federal court in San Francisco. Attorneys general in Illinois, Massachusetts and New York are filing a separate similar lawsuit.

The lawsuit, which also names Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, is the latest in a series by states...

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