BERKELEY (CBS SF) — The University of California officials were urging foreign students and faculty from the seven countries affected by President Trump’s travel ban, not to travel abroad.
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“At this time, we recommend that UC community members from these seven countries who hold a visa to enter the United States or who are lawful permanent residents do not travel outside of the United States,” said UC officials in a statement.
“We will continue to monitor and analyze the impact of the executive order and will issue additional guidance as soon as possible. Until then, if you are a visa holder or green card holder from one of these countries that is currently abroad, or you have any questions, please contact the International Studies Office on your campus.”READ MORE: San Francisco Police Arrest Homicide Suspect Hours After Fatal Shooting
A Stanford graduate student returning from a research trip to Sudan was handcuffed and detained Friday night and later released. A University spokesperson said the student was a legal resident of the U.S.
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“An unfortunate consequence of the new policy appears to be that students and scholars from designated countries are, for the moment, effectively detainees in this country.”