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Trump travel ban is ‘dimming the lamp of liberty’

Trump travel ban is ‘dimming the lamp of liberty’

Forty-eight prominent US university presidents have written to Donald Trump urging him to rescind his controversial executive order, introduced on 27 January, which bars immigrants and non-immigrant visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US. Since the order was signed, US universities and universities around the world have condemned Mr Trump, describing the travel ban as […] … learn more→

In the face of Trump’s Muslim ban, all academics have a responsibility to act

In the face of Trump’s Muslim ban, all academics have a responsibility to act

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order preventing nationals of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Yemen, Libya and Somalia from entering the US. Syrian refugees are indefinitely banned, and other refugees are banned for 120 days. It’s not clear what comes next. During his campaign, Trump also stated his intention to remove all 11 million […] … learn more→