University Statements

Travel ban update

October 18, 2017
Federal judges have temporarily halted implementation of most of the newest travel ban. Students and scholars who have questions or need assistance should continue to contact the Bechtel International Center.

Supporting the DREAMers

October 11, 2017
Provost Persis Drell comments on continuing discussions in Washington over a congressional solution for the DREAMers, and Stanford's continuing efforts to support members of our community.

Further information on updated travel ban

September 25, 2017
Stanford continues to offer assistance to students and scholars with questions and concerns about the updated travel ban announced by the federal administration on Sunday, Sept. 24.

Federal travel ban update

September 24, 2017
The federal administration on Sunday evening, Sept. 24, 2017, announced an updated travel ban restricting travel to the United States from several countries. Details of the restrictions vary by country.

Stanford joins amicus brief on travel ban

September 18, 2017
Stanford joined other universities in an amicus brief challenging the executive order travel ban in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Letter to Congress from 57 university presidents on DACA

September 7, 2017
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne joined other leaders of AAU (Association of American Universities) institutions in a letter urging Congress to act on DACA.

Stanford statement on federal DACA decision

September 5, 2017
Stanford issued this statement following the federal administration's Sept. 5, 2017, announcement about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

President’s letter to White House on DACA

August 31, 2017
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne sent a letter to the White House, encouraging continued support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Higher education associations write in support of DACA

August 28, 2017
In a letter to the president, national higher education associations including those representing Stanford express support for DACA.

Federal Travel Ban update

June 29, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will review the federal travel ban executive order affecting nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Until its review this fall, the Court allowed some aspects of the travel ban to be implemented. Stanford continues to stand in full support of its international and immigrant communities.