New & Emerging Immigration Issues
Text of the January 27, 2017 Executive Order on Immigration: President Donald J. Trump issued an Executive Order entitled “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry into the United States by Foreign Nationals” on January 27, 2017.
History and status of the Travel Advisory
From NAFSA: Association of International Educators: Travel Advisory for Nationals of Certain Countries Pursuant to Executive Order 13769.
Resources on Immigration:
- American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Practice Alert: Travel Warning for Nationals of Certain Countries Designated by Executive Order
- NAFSA: Association of International Educators HERE
- American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
- ACLU: “Know Your Rights: What To Do If You Are Stopped By Police, Immigration Agents or the FBI”
- New Jersey Monthly Article “Saving Scholars”
NJCU Counseling Resources for Students: The NJCU Counseling Center is available to help you deal with stress related to the current situation.
Information for NJCU International Students on Maintaining Legal Status and Travel HERE
Encounters with Government Officials: U.S. law provides all persons in the United States, regardless of immigration status, with specific rights whenever you are confronted by a federal, state or local law enforcement official. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS so that you are prepared for any encounter you may have with a government or law enforcement official.
Dean of Students
Students who have individual concerns are encouraged to contact the Office of the Dean of Students at http://www.njcu.edu/campus-life/dean-students.