Important Immigration Information

Dear UNC Charlotte International Community,

Periodically the International Student and Scholar Office (ISSO) shares communication with our campus constituents to keep everyone apprised of developments regarding certain immigration matters. UNC Charlotte is proud to be home to over 2,000 international students, visiting scholars, and their families, which represent more than 90 countries.

The present updates are provided to address and clarify some issues that may be of concern to the UNC Charlotte international population regarding possible future immigration policy or regulation changes.

Presidential Proclamation 9645 Fully Implemented: December 8, 2017

The U.S. Mission in Turkey Has Resumed Processing Non-Immigrant Visas:  November 6, 2017

Hawaii and Maryland Courts Block Enforcement of Parts of Proclamation 9645 (Travel Ban): October 17, 2017

Statement from the U.S. Mission to Turkey - Suspension of U.S. Visa Services in Turkey: October 8, 2017

Presidential Proclamation: September 24, 2017

Immigration Update on 90 Day Entry Ban: March 08, 2017

ISSO Open Listening Meeting 2: March 07, 2017

Update to Judges' Ruling and Spring Break Travel: February 10, 2017

Updates to Executive Order on 90-Day Entry Ban: February 06, 2017

ISSO Open Listening Meeting: February 01, 2017

UNC Charlotte Community Message from Chancellor Dubois: January 30, 2017 

Immigration Update on Executive Order 13769: January 28, 2017

Immigration Policy & Regulation Changes: Checking with ISSO, January 27, 2017


Useful Links

White House Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorists Entry Into the United States March 06

DHS Q&A: Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry To The United States: March 06, 2017

DHS Fact Sheet: Protecting Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry To United State: March 06, 2017

Department of State Important Announcement on Executive Order on Visas: March 06, 2017

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) press releases

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) update

United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) Avoid Immigration Scams (USCIS)

NAFSA (Association of International Educators) Advisory

NAFSA :What to do if Contacted by Law Enforcement


Helpful Tips

Tips for Faculty and Staff

NAFSA: Tips for Surviving in a Time of Immigration Uncertainty

Carrying Immigration Documents and Address Changes