Responses to U.S. Immigration Policy Changes

Any University of Pittsburgh affiliate with concerns regarding travel restrictions should contact the Office of International Services. They can assist you as you make your travel-related decisions.

For information on legal rights and responsibilities while residing in the United States or if you require an immigration attorney, these Legal Resources wil help you find the needed assistance.

The office can be reached at or 412-624-7120.

Frequently Asked Questions

This page will carry updates and advisories as soon as information becomes available.

March 7, 2017 

Executive Order Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States

February 27, 2017 

Implementing the President's Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvement Policies

Enforcement of the Immigration Laws to Serve the National Interest

February 23, 2017

A Letter to Pitt's International Community

February 6, 2017 

Department of Homeland Security Statement of Complicance with the Recent Court Order

February 1, 2017 

Letter to International Students, Scholars & Employees

January 31, 2017 

Department of Homeland Security Travel Guidance pursuant to the Executive Order

Customs and Border Protection Q&A about the Executive Order

January 30, 2017
Full text of the White House Executive Order »

Department of State Press Release on the Executive Order »

Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly »

Department of Homeland Security Statement On Compliance With Court Orders And The President’s Executive Order »

NAFSA travel advisory with partial summary/explanation of the executive order »

January 28, 2017
Message to the Pitt community from Chancellor Patrick Gallagher »

January 24, 2017
A letter to international students »
This letter offers resources and contacts for students.