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On January 28, 2017, President Trump issued an executive order restricting entry into the United States for 90 days for individuals from seven countries — Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Many presidents and chancellors of AAU universities have issued statements or other communications to their campuses commenting on this order and its impact on their institutions. Following are links to those statements.

Boston University 

Brandeis University

Brown University

California Institute of Technology

Carnegie Mellon University

Case Western Reserve University

Columbia University

Cornell University

Duke University

Emory University

Harvard University

Indiana University

Iowa State University

The Johns Hopkins University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Michigan State University

New York University

Northwestern University

The Ohio State University

The Pennsylvania State University

Princeton University

Purdue University

Rice University

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

Stanford University

Stony Brook University - The State University of New York

Texas A&M University

Tulane University

The University of Arizona

University at Buffalo - The State University of New York

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Davis

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, San Diego

University of California President and Chancellors 

The University of Chicago

University of Colorado, Boulder

The University of Florida

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Kansas

University of Michigan

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

University of Missouri

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of Oregon

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh

University of Rochester

University of Southern California

The University of Texas at Austin

University of Virginia

University of Washington

The University of Wisconsin-Madison

Vanderbilt University

Washington University in St. Louis

Yale University


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APLU Statement on Trump Administration’s New Order Temporarily Banning Citizens of Seven Countries from Entering U.S.

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ACE Letter From College and University Presidents to Homeland Security Secretary on President's Immigration Executive Order

Statement from Chancellor Dorothy Leland of Merced University on President Trump's Executive Order


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