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The US Travel Ban Would Be Bad News For American Universities

By Mario Solis Marich

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Bad news for American universities

When Donald Trump issued his shambolic and destructive executive order shortly after his inauguration, attempting to suspend immigration to the US from seven Muslim-majority countries, the shockwaves were swift and far-reaching. Objections have come from campuses all over the country, and with good reason.
The ban clearly affects Muslims, including current and prospective students, but its reach (even after clarifications on green-card holders) is far wider. Alongside other visa changes being mooted and talk of “extreme vetting” it makes for a disturbing climate.


Find out more: https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/feb/21/donald-trump-travel-ban-universities-international-students

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