U.S. immigration ban update
Monday, Feb. 6, 2017
On Feb. 3, 2017, a federal judge granted a temporary restraining order on the nationwide immigration ban. U.S. Customs and Border Protection has confirmed that passengers travelling with a passport issued from Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Yemen or Libya are now able to enter or transit the U.S. if holding a valid passport and a valid immigrant or non-immigration visa.
As these requirements may continue to change, please refer to the Q and A posted on the U.S. CBP website for updated information.
Please contact your local U.S. Embassy if you require any additional information. Also, please contact your airline directly for the most accurate flight information.
Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2017
The U of A has waived application fees for citizens of the seven countries affected by the U.S. travel ban. Applicants from these affected countries with questions about study permits, or concerns about meeting application or document deadlines, should contact University of Alberta International at email@example.com for advice. The university will make efforts to accommodate, wherever possible.
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Sunday, January 29th, 2017
Today, as president of the University of Alberta—but also as a citizen of Alberta and Canada—I want to voice our university’s firm commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity in the face of rising isolationism and division. These values guide our actions every day in a myriad of small ways, but sometimes, we are called to stand up for them in visible and vocal ways.
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