In this time of uncertainty, the Luther College Center for Intercultural Engagement and Student Success offers these sources of information about changing presidential executive orders, forced deportation, status of the DACA program, and more. Please feel free to come in to talk with Center staff members about your personal situation and concerns.
We Stand With Our Students is a national support network for students. Find your campus supporters and many resources here, including stories of affected scholars.
Original Text of Executive Order 13769: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The U.S. of January 27, 2017. (note: read below, U.S. Dept. of State Status of Travel Ban for updates)
As of March 6, 2017, Executive Order 13780: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the U.S., has been effected. (note: this order supersedes the previous 13769)
US Dept. of State's Important Information on Executive Order. (note: Executive Order 13780 has been held up in court and visas are currently being issued)
UPDATE: June 26, 2017, NAFSA Travel Advisory for Nationals of Certain Countries Pursuant to Executive Order
For more information visit the Department of Homeland Security website.
Also, read about new regulations regarding Changes to International Travel Carry-on items for certain flights originating in middle-eastern airports.
New York Times Article: New Trump Deportation Rules Allow Far More Expulsions
U.S. Customs and Border Protection: FAQs
Iowa Chapter of ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union): What To Do If You Are Stopped By Police, Immigration Agents of the FBI
National Immigration Law Center: Immigration Enforcement