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Ban the Ban: A Learn-in for UBC Students, Faculty, and Staff
Join UBC Students and Faculty in St. John’s College Social Lounge on Friday, Feb. 3 noon-1:30pm for a discussion that connects the “Muslim Ban” (President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees), the Keystone XL/ Dakota Pipelines, and Standing Rock; historical predecents to the Order; Islamophobia; and how the ban will affect Muslims in the identified countries and beyond.

The U.S. executive order about travel to the United States

has elicited a response from the UBC  President Ono (http://president.ubc.ca/featured/2017/01/29/statement-in-response-to-u-s-executive-order/).  — Also here is link to an article about an  Academic Boycott on International Conferences held in the US. (https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/01/31/protest-trump-entry-ban-some-scholars-are-boycotting-us-based-conferences)