BACKGROUND

On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a new Executive Order 13780 entitled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into The United States. This revokes Executive Order 13769, and will take effect on March 16, 2017.

On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed Executive Order 13769, entitled Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry into the United States by Foreign Nationals. Among the actions, under Section 3(c) of that Executive Order, entry into the United States of "immigrants and nonimmigrants" from at least 7 countries has been suspended for 90 days from the date the Executive Order was signed.

 

LEGAL ADVICE

ISS advisors are always available to help navigate this information and support our international students. However, it is recommended that students get advice from an experienced immigration lawyer if they have questions about whether their nationality, country of birth, country of residence, or travel history would make them subject to the Executive Order.