SUNY-ESF Students Worried About Travel Ban Repercussions

Emmy Gnat / The Daily Orange
Emmy Gnat / The Daily Orange
Nine students would be affected by President Donald Trump’s travel ban at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. For Benjamin Taylor, president of the college’s Undergraduate Student Association, any number above zero is too high.
“Science has no boundaries to religion, race or origin,” he said. “The movement of people comes with the movement of ideas and collaboration. That’s being hampered when you say we can’t have people from these countries.”
During an international community discussion hosted at the college last week many students shared their own concerns about the recent ban barring travelers in seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the country. Other a dozen international students showed up and asked Kevin Hayden, a SUNY lawyer, about their rights moving forward.
Read the full article by Mary Catalfamo at The Daily Orange.