On Monday, July 6, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a cruel modification to the rules affecting people in the U.S. on student visas. Because many colleges and universities have not finalized plans for the rest of the year, it is difficult to estimate how many students may be impacted. Below is general information about the student ban.
On April 22, 2020 President Trump signed a proclamation temporarily suspending the entry of certain immigrants into the United States in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. This Proclamation builds on a number of anti-immigrant policies put forward by the administration in the last several years by closing off almost all legal pathways to immigration.
While this information is subject to change, here is what we know now.
Part of our response to COVID-19 is ensuring that our community, and all Minnesotans, have access to resources that may be able to help them through this unprecedented time. As part of that effort, we've created the following list of available community resources and volunteer opportunities. We hope to continue adding additional resources and keep the list updated for the duration of the pandemic. Please contact us if you work for, or know of, an organization or resource that we should consider adding.