Banned Scientists

Documenting the impact of the immigration ban on U.S. science
Feb. 25, 2017
Le Devoir
Certains voient des possibilités d’avancement compromises, voire des carrières mises en péril.
Feb. 17, 2017
Science
University administrators worry that the declines, as much as 30% from 2016 levels in some programs, reflect heightened fears among foreign-born students that the United States is tightening its borders.
Feb. 13, 2017
Scientific American
The travel ban has been temporarily halted. But if reinstated, it stands to uproot the lives of many researchers and slow scientific progress not just in the U.S., but around the world.
Feb. 13, 2017
The University of Chicago and 16 other major research universities have filed an amici curiae (“friends of the court”) brief in Darweesh et al. v. Trump et al., a federal court case that challenges the Jan. 27, 2017 Executive Order on immigration.
Feb. 12, 2017
The Verge
Bikkannavar says he was detained by US Customs and Border Patrol and pressured to give the CBP agents his phone and access PIN.
Feb. 10, 2017
Los Angeles Times
In ivory towers across the country, scientists are leaning in.
Feb. 9, 2017
Pathogen genomics, diagnostics, and surveillance
Feb. 8, 2017
The Atlantic
How a close-knit team is thinking about Trump’s immigration order
Feb. 8, 2017
The New York Times
The key to the astonishing success and international superiority of the American university, particularly in science and engineering, has been its resilient commitment to freedom and nondiscrimination, and its respect for truth, no matter how uncomfortable.
Feb. 7, 2017
NBC News
They're usually more comfortable behind the scenes, working cautiously and pressing forward only step by step as they test and prove their ideas.
Feb. 6, 2017
The New York Times
Michael Eisen, an evolutionary biologist, is among the elite of American scientists, with a tenured position at the University of California, Berkeley, and generous funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for his research on fruit flies.
Feb. 6, 2017
The recent ban on immigrants to the Unites States is a dangerous and simplistic step that ignores the complexity of our networked world.
Feb. 5, 2017
CBS News
'At some point we want to feel welcome at the place where we are living and working,' says Harvard student
Feb. 4, 2017
Chemistry
Feb. 4, 2017
Theoretical physics and theoretical computer science
Feb. 4, 2017
A group of UCLA faculty is offering resources and compiling stories of undergraduate and graduate students who are affected by the ban.
Feb. 3, 2017
Science
A growing number of researchers is calling for a boycott of U.S. scientific meetings to protest the immigration policies of the new Trump administration.
Feb. 3, 2017
Science
The U.S. scientific community is bound to lose some luster.
Feb. 2, 2017
Computational materials physics and nano-electronics
Feb. 2, 2017
Dentistry
Feb. 2, 2017
Oceanography
Feb. 2, 2017
Biomedical Engineering
Feb. 2, 2017
Stem cells and regenerative medicine
Feb. 2, 2017
Neuroscience
Feb. 2, 2017
NY Daily News
An MIT scientist from Iran fears that he will soon be uprooted from his adopted home after President Trump’s order targeting Muslim countries.
Feb. 2, 2017
Chemical & Engineering News
Trump immigration order causes upheaval among Iranian scientists
Feb. 2, 2017
The Atlantic
More than 380 people have signed a list volunteering their facilities to American-based researchers who are stuck outside the U.S.
Feb. 1, 2017
Epidemiology and global health
Feb. 1, 2017
Nature
The ensuing damage to scientific collaborations puts the United States at risk, researchers say.
Jan. 31, 2017
Computational astrophysics and cosmology
Jan. 31, 2017
Neuroscience
Jan. 31, 2017
Biomechanical engineering
Jan. 31, 2017
Microbial genetics
Jan. 31, 2017
Glaciology
Jan. 31, 2017
The blog of Terence Tao: What's new
Mathematical research is clearly an international activity. But actually a stronger claim is true: mathematical research is a transnational activity, in that the specific nationality of individual members of a research team or research community are (or should be) of no appreciable significance for the purpose of advancing mathematics.
Jan. 31, 2017
A list of statements issued on the executive order by AAU universities.
Jan. 31, 2017
The Executive Order will discourage many of the best and brightest international students, scholars, engineers and scientists from studying and working, attending academic and scientific conferences, or seeking to build new businesses in the United States. Implementation of this policy will compromise the United States’ ability to attract international scientific talent and maintain scientific and economic leadership.
Jan. 30, 2017
Animal behavior and neurobiology
Jan. 30, 2017
Human genomics of infectious diseases
Jan. 30, 2017
Anthropology
Jan. 30, 2017
Computational fluid dynamics
Jan. 30, 2017
Neuroscience and pharmacology
Jan. 30, 2017
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Some faculty members are calling for a boycott of academic conferences in the United States in reaction to an executive order, signed on Friday by President Trump, that bars citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.
Jan. 30, 2017
Nature
Order barring citizens of seven countries from entering the U.S. has left many confused and afraid
Jan. 30, 2017
Inside Climate News
In a world dependent on international cooperation, President Trump's executive order upset lives, careers and drew a rebuke from universities.
Jan. 30, 2017
Nature
John Holdren worries that immigration restrictions could harm researchers' ability to collaborate across borders.
Jan. 30, 2017
Vox
“They just consider us to be terrorists,” say Iranian researchers who are considering leaving the US for good.
Jan. 30, 2017
The Washington Post
Jan. 30, 2017
The New York Times
Researchers, academic officials and science policy makers are expressing alarm at President Trump’s order barring entry to the United States to people from certain predominantly Muslim countries, saying it could hinder research, affect recruitment of top scientists and dampen the free exchange of scientific ideas.
Jan. 30, 2017
ABC News
Universities say Donald Trump's immigration ban could have a major impact on research and collaboration.
Jan. 30, 2017
The Huffington Post
Scientists, academics and advocates are looking at more hospitable environments overseas.
Jan. 30, 2017
President and Professor Morton Schapiro delivered two messages regarding the executive order on immigration.
Jan. 30, 2017
As the leaders of one of the country’s great institutions of higher education and research, we are writing to assert in the strongest possible terms the importance to the United States of continuing to welcome immigrants and the talent and energy that they bring to this country.
Jan. 30, 2017
In response to President Trump’s Executive Order on immigration, Broad Institute president and director Eric Lander, along with the Executive Leadership Team sent the following message to the Broad community.
Jan. 29, 2017
The Atlantic
Iranian scientists have been a major boon to everything from Mars exploration to Ebola-fighting to advanced mathematics.
Jan. 29, 2017
Last Friday’s executive order imposing restrictions on travel to the United States has provoked uncertainty and escalating anxiety among many people in our own University and others.
Jan. 29, 2017
President Eisgruber issues statement on federal immigration executive order.
Jan. 29, 2017
President Janet Napolitano and the Chancellors of the University of California today (Jan. 29) issued the following statement:
Jan. 28, 2017
Scientific American
Scientists from all over the country are calling for an end to a immigration ban that could potentially affect thousands of scientists working in the U.S.
Jan. 28, 2017
The American Association for the Advancement of Science called on President Donald Trump to consult with the world’s largest general scientific organization to find ways to balance the nation’s necessity for the free flow of international scientific talent while safeguarding national security.