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A Stanford University student from Sudan who is a legal resident in the U.S. was detained for hours after arriving in New York

Jan. 29, 2017 "A Stanford University student from Sudan who is a legal resident in the U.S. was detained for hours after arriving in New York on Friday but later allowed in. 'An unfortunate consequence of the new policy appears to be that students and scholars from designated countries are, for the moment, effectively detainees [...]

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Trials for a global university

Jan. 30, 2017 "The Trump administration’s executive order banning refugees and immigrants from seven majority Muslim nations from entering the United States for at least several months has stirred a hornet’s nest of concern internationally, including at Harvard, as a global university. Harvard President Drew Faust, along with deans from across the University’s professional Schools, [...]

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How Iranian scientists at one Harvard lab are reacting to Trump’s immigration restrictions

Feb. 01, 2017 "In the 1980s, an Iranian American doctor, Gholam A. Peyman, helped invent laser eye surgery. In 2014, Maryam Mirzakhani became the first Iranian and the first woman to win the highest award in mathematics — the Fields Medal. And those are just a couple examples. Last year, 12,000 students came from Iran [...]

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Alan Abdullah from Iraq with “a special immigration visa in exchange for his service to the United States military,’ denied entry in US

Jan 30, 2017 "On Jan. 30, three days after President Donald Trump banned travelers from seven mostly Muslim countries, a Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul landed at Los Angeles International Airport carrying a 30-year-old Iraqi passenger named Alan Abdullah. "Abdullah has a green card, which he was able to obtain after moving to the United [...]

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“No hate, no fear, refugees are welcome here, …”

Dawn, Jan. 30, 2017. “'No hate, no fear, refugees are welcome here,'” shouted demonstrators at JFK, some of them hoisting signs that read “We are better than this” and “Immigrants make America great.” Despite having lived through the Vietnam War and protests against former presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush, Christopher Gunderson called the [...]

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Mass hysteria in Irani community

Dawn, Jan. 30, 2017 "With more than 1 million Iranians living in the United States, the restrictions have already caused chaos for students, businessmen and families. "There is mass hysteria among the Iranian-American community ─ that's no exaggeration," said Saam Borhani, an attorney in Los Angeles. He said clients were bombarding him with questions since [...]

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Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s attendance at Academy Awards in doubt under Trump’s travel ban

Jan. 28, 2017 "Confusion erupted Saturday in the the wake of President Trump’s executive order banning travel to the U.S. from several Muslim-majority countries, and its potential impact on the ability of Iranian filmmaker and Oscar nominee Asghar Farhadi to attend next month’s Academy Awards." "Farhadi, whose latest film 'The Salesman' is nominated for best foreign language [...]

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