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Published: Oct 07, 2022 4 min read
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Millions of federal student loan borrowers will likely have to wait until at least mid-October to apply for debt forgiveness — weeks later than originally expected.

President Joe Biden’s broad federal student debt forgiveness plan is facing several legal hurdles. Chief among them: Republican attorneys general in six states are challenging the constitutionality of Biden’s plan in court. A court docket publicly uploaded Thursday suggests the program’s rollout is getting delayed.

The Biden Administration “will not discharge any student loan debt pursuant to the policy challenged in this case before October 17, 2022,” the docket states.