In 2014, an advocacy group first filed a lawsuit, saying that Harvard’s race-based considerations for applicants discriminated against Asian American students in process.

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS – JULY 08: A view of the campus of Harvard University on July 08, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have sued the Trump administration for its decision to strip international college students of their visas if all of their courses are held online. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)