2017 Executive Order on ImmigrationChancellor Steve Wrigley
University System of Georgia (USG)
On September 24, 2017, President Trump issued a presidential proclamation which immediately extends the travel restrictions that were originally enacted in March, 2017, for citizens from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen and creates new restrictions for citizens from Chad, North Korea and Venezuela, effective October 18, 2017.
- Department of State has provided an alert regarding the proclamation as well as FAQs prepared by Department of Homeland Security.
- Citizens of the eight affected countries that were inside the U.S. and already issued a visa OR were a U.S. permanent resident as of September 24, 2017, are not impacted and their visas and green cards remain valid.
CCGA ContactDr. James (Jim) Lynch, Interim Director of International Education, is the point of contact for CCGA students, faculty and staff. Please contact him with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helpful ResourcesImplementation of the Travel Restrictions provisions due to the Executive Order:
- View a copy of the Supreme Court ruling.
- Department of State: Court Order on Presidential Proclamation on Visas
- NAFSA Resources: Immigration Executive Actions Under the Trump Administration