How universities are responding to Trump’s travel ban

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USA TODAY College: Chaos erupted at airports and in cities across the country this weekend after President Trump signed a controversial executive order Friday barring refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States.

A federal judge issued a ruling late Saturday to temporarily allow people who landed in U.S. or those who are in transit and hold a valid visa to remain. But the ruling does not apply to all of those who are affected, leaving some people trapped abroad and unable to return to the U.S.

As legal minds across the country race to interpret Trump’s executive order, so do colleges and universities. The 62 institutions comprising the Association of American Universities (AAU), released a statement Saturday urging government officials to end the travel ban “as quickly as possible.” Read more.

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