International education professionals across Europe have widely accepted the US announcement to suspend travel for non-US nationals from 26 Schengen Area countries for 30 days as a means to contain the spread of coronavirus.
President Trump has today signed a revised executive order, banning citizens of six countries from travelling to the US for 90 days. Those with current authorisation to enter would not be affected by the ban, but stakeholders remain concerned about the potential consequences for US HE.
Education institutions have rushed to reassure international students and faculty after the president signed an executive order banning entry of all refugees and citizens from seven mostly Muslim countries.
In the final days of the US presidential campaign, another student survey has been released that shows over 65% of prospective international students would be wary of studying in the US if Donald Trump were to be elected on November 8.