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Travel ban draws reaction from academics

Andy Uhler Feb 1, 2017
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Travel ban draws reaction from academics

Andy Uhler Feb 1, 2017
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President Trump’s recent ban on visas for citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations has drawn comment from hundreds of schools and colleges.

More than 5,000 academics have signed an open letter calling for a boycott of international academic conferences being held in the United States. The ban will have serious ramifications for many colleges and academic associations in the U.S. 

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