Washington, (Agencies): US immigration authorities have assured New Delhi that they would use "good judgement and common sense" while handling the case Indian students conned by a California-based "sham" university.

The decision was taken in wake of strong protests held by India over radio-tagging of Indian students in US. duped by a California-based "sham" university.

The word was given by John Morton, Director of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), to Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar.

Morton called Shankar after the Indian embassy lodged strong protest before ICE and other US agencies against the way in they were treating hundreds of Indian students of the Tri Valley University, including forcing scores of them to wear radio tags and suspension of Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) that prevented them from taking admission in other colleges.

Indian officials here have disputed that there is no requirement to radio tag students as they do not have any intention to flee the country and they all have valid visas.

Reportedly Shankar has strongly taken up the case of Tri Valley students with not only ICE, but also Department of Homeland Security and State Department officials.

It was also argued that students may be permitted to go back to India, without prejudice, and not deported and allowed in normal course to reapply for studies in the US at authorized universities, the US officials were told.