Fact Sheet: Aviation Security Enhancements for Select Last Point of Departure Airports with Commercial Flights to the United States
ACLU: Know Your Rights
Update: Revisions to Executive Order 13769: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States
On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a revised version of Executive Order 13769. The primary differences between this version and the original version are outlined here:
Update: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Issues Stay on Executive Order
On February 9, 2017, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ordered a "stay" on President Trump's Executive Order 13769, "Protecting The Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States." This means that citizens from the seven countries listed in the Order will continue entering the United States while court proceedings continue. The initial Executive Order called for a 120-day suspension of the refugee program, and indefinitely suspended Syrian refugee entrance to the U.S., but the Ninth Circuit ordered a "stay" on these as well, so currently, refugees from all countries are permitted to enter.
To summarize, the following occurred:
Executive Order on Immigration: January 27
On Friday, January 27, 2017, President Trump signed "Executive Order: Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States." The Order suspends entry into the United States by immigrants and non-immigrants from seven countries - Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen - for the next 90 days.
If you have family members or friends that are affected, or you have concerns that you would like to discuss, please contact a PCIE staff member- we are here for you. Please know that Queens and the Pulliam Center for International Education value the rich diversity of our students and strive to always make this a welcoming place for you and a home away from home.
Questions You Might Have
What are the current executive orders?
What are Queens and the MPCIE doing to advocate for international students?
Will this executive order affect Optional Practical Training (OPT) options?
Where can I find more information on immigration issues?