National Science Foundation’s research stopped due to Trump travel ban

Jan., 2017 Babak Seradjeh39, Iran Seradjeh is an associate professor of physics at Indiana University. He was born in Tehran, spent eight years in Canada and currently lives in Bloomington, Indiana. He has dual citizenship -- Iran and Canada. Seradjeh was planning to fly to Tel Aviv on Saturday to meet with his research partner, [...]

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Mohamad Zandian of Iran, a Ph.D. student in biochemistry, wife detained at JFK

Jan., 2017 Mohamad Zandian 26, Iran Zandian is a doctoral student in biochemistry at Ohio State University. His wife Parisa was detained
 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. “[My wife] was not feeling very well at the beginning [of being detained], but we will get through this. I came here thinking that [...]

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Hadi Alhassani from Yemen decides not to send his children for education in the US due to travel ban situation

Jan., 2017 Hadi Alhassani 51, Yemen Alhassani lives in Saudi Arabia and works for an international company that does business with the US. He earned a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Kansas, has a visa and travels to the US frequently for business meetings. Alhassani, the father of five children, was [...]

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A Somalian daughter feels her father has abandend he due to Trump’s travel ban

Jan., 2017 Habiba Mohamed and Abdalla Munye Somalia Mohamed, 38, and Munye, 44, arrived in the United States just two days before Trump's inauguration. Their 20-year-old daughter, Batula Ramadan, was supposed to join them in Clarkston, Georgia. But the Somalian refugees were devastated to learn that their daughter's trip was canceled because of Trump's executive [...]

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Jeran family of Yemen’s story shows the cruelty and pointlessness of Trump Ban

Feb. 7, 2017 "On Sunday, Mohamed Jeran and his family left Djibouti, where they’d been stranded for two years. The Jerans’ flight took them to Istanbul, then on to New York City, where they were reunited with Mohamed’s Yemeni American father and two of his brothers. The fact that the Yemeni family had been allowed [...]

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Colleges condemn travel ban with students and professors from top universities including Harvard and MIT still stranded abroad

Jan. 29, 2017   "Academic institutions across the country are actively voicing their opposition to President Donald Trump's sweeping travel ban Some students and professors are known to be stranded abroad Two UMass Dartmouth professors from Iran were detained at Boston airport   Other schools with students or faculty who were stranded include MIT, Harvard and Clark Atlanta [...]

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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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