January 2017 Executive Order: Resources for LC International Students & Scholars
Here are some helpful resources for Lewis & Clark students, staff, and faculty regarding the January 2017 Executive Order regarding entry into the United States.
- Students, Faculty & Staff: If you have questions or concerns about how the executive order will affect Lewis & Clark international students & scholars, or you wish to offer support, please contact ISS director Brian White at email@example.com or 503-8768-7307.
- Students: Volunteer to Become a Conversation Partner! Conversation Partners is a program to help students enrolled in Academic English Studies to integrate into the community and develop their English skills. AES students meet once a week with L&C student volunteers to discuss topics of mutual interest. AES students who wish to have a conversation partner and L&C students who want to serve as a partner resource should contact Nick Ryan, TCK Intern at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Staff and Faculty: Join the Community Friends Program The Community Friends Program matches AES students and first year international undergraduate students with Oregonians for fun, friendship, and wider cultural understanding. Contact Amy Baskin at email@example.com or (503) 768-7310.
- Counseling Center for students seeking help coping with stress, homesickness, or other difficult emotions relating to the executive order.
- Travel Advisory for Nationals of Certain Countries Pursuant to Executive Order
- Department of Homeland Security Statement on Compliance with Court Orders and the President’s Executive Order, Office of the Press Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Statement by Secretary John Kelly on the Entry of Lawful Permanent Residents into the United States, Office of the Press Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
- FAQs on Trump Executive Actions on Immigration from UC Berkeley
Decision and Order, Darweesh v. Trump, 17 Civ. 480 (E.D.N.Y., Jan. 28, 2017) (Order on Emergency Motion for Stay of Removal)
Temporary Restraining Order, Tootkaboni v. Trump, 17 Civ. 10154 (D.Mass. Jan. 29, 2017) (Order on Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus and Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief)
ACLU: American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon If you have questions about immigration status, or know someone who is about to travel who comes from the affected countries, this is a great resource.
- Hotline: (503) 412-2258 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) IRCO’s mission is to promote the integration of refugees, immigrants and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy and inclusive multi-ethnic society.
- Phone: (503) 234-1541 E-Mail:email@example.com
- American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) provides legal contacts and resources for a wide range of immigration issues, including but not limited to the January 27 Executive Order.
- American Immigration Council (AIC) provides fact sheets, background information, and updates on immigration issues, including but not limited to the January 27 Executive Order.
Professional Higher Education Organizations Who Made Statements in Response to the Executive Order
- NAFSA: Association of International Educators
- International ACAC: International Association for College Admission Counseling
- NACAC: National Association of College Admission Counseling
- NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
- AAU: Association of American Universities