Faculty, staff discuss travel ban at forum

Faculty, staff discuss travel ban at forum

The Cornell Institute for Public Affairs hosted a panel in response to recent Executive Orders. I was grateful to sit with Brendan O’Brien of the International Students and Scholars Office and Raza Rumi, a visiting CIPA lecturer and international journalist and answer questions from concerned students. Cornell deeply values its international students, and we’re here to help.

http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/2017/02/faculty-staff-discuss-travel-ban-forum

For Refugees And Advocates, Trump Immigration Order Stay Leads To Disarray

For Refugees And Advocates, Trump Immigration Order Stay Leads To Disarray

The coordination of refugee resettlement is in disarray due to new deep cuts in the refugee quota.

 

Refugee resettlement agencies depend on State Department funding to do their work, but reduced refugee arrivals means reduced funding, leading to limits on the services they can provide and the people they can help.

 

NPR has the story here:

http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2017/02/13/514966051/for-refugees-and-advocates-trump-immigration-order-stay-leads-to-disarray

Trump’s best bet at passing an immigration order may be to let this one die, and he’s apparently considering it

Trump’s best bet at passing an immigration order may be to let this one die, and he’s apparently considering it

Business Insider and I discussed which sections of Donald Trump’s travel ban Executive Order were the most controversial.

Read the full article below to learn more about the reason it was struck down and what changes the Trump administration will have to make if they want to successfully rewrite it.

http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-rewrite-immigration-order-ban-supreme-court-2017-2