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.  

On Campus

  • 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 bdwhite@lclark.edu 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 tck@lclark.edu. 
  • 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 amy@lclark.edu or (503) 768-7310.
  • Counseling Center for students seeking help coping with stress, homesickness, or other difficult emotions relating to the executive order.

Off Campus

  • 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