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‘We Stand Ready to Help’

A message from Chancellor Henry T. Yang on the executive order restricting immigration
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 15:00
Santa Barbara, CA

Dear Members of Our Campus Community,

I am writing to share with you the statement attached at the end of this letter, which I joined in signing this weekend, together with UC President Napolitano and the Chancellors of our sister campuses. This statement has been endorsed by the UC Academic Council.

I want to take this opportunity to reaffirm our care and concern for our campus community. We are consulting and working closely with the UC Office of the President and our campus colleagues to assess the impact of this executive order on our students, faculty, scholars, employees, and other community members. At this time, UCOP is advising that “UC community members from these seven countries who hold a visa to enter the United States or who are lawful permanent residents do not travel outside of the United States.” 

It is important for us to reaffirm our academic mission and our values as a public research university in a multicultural state and a global environment. We stand ready to help and support any of our community members affected by this executive order. If we can be of any help, please contact our Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS@sa.ucsb.edu;805-893-2929), the Office of the Chancellor, all Vice Chancellors, all Deans, or any relevant office on campus. Please also see the OISS website and its Immigration Alerts and Updates page for updates and links to additional resources. In addition, counselors are available to students 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at 805-893-4411; for more information, please see our Counseling and Psychological Services website.

Our campus, along with the UC Office of the President, will continue to monitor this rapidly changing situation and to work with our elected representatives in Sacramento and Washington to ensure that policies support and protect all of our students, scholars, and colleagues. Every member of our UC Santa Barbara family enriches this wonderful living, learning, and working environment of ours, which we are so fortunate to share. Together we will continue to uphold the values we cherish as an academic community, and work to maintain and strengthen our university as a place that is open, inclusive, and welcoming to all.

Sincerely,

Henry T. Yang

Chancellor

 

UC STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S EXECUTIVE ORDER 

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Posted at https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/press-room/statement-uc-president-janet-napolitano-and-chancellors-about-recent-executive-order

President Janet Napolitano and the Chancellors of the University of California today (Jan. 29) issued the following statement:

We are deeply concerned by the recent executive order that restricts the ability of our students, faculty, staff, and other members of the UC community from certain countries from being able to enter or return to the United States.   

While maintaining the security of the nation's visa system is critical, this executive order is contrary to the values we hold dear as leaders of the University of California. The UC community, like universities across the country, has long been deeply enriched by students, faculty, and scholars from around the world, including the affected countries, coming to study, teach, and research.  It is critical that the United States continues to welcome the best students, scholars, scientists, and engineers of all backgrounds and nationalities. 

We are committed to supporting all members of the UC community who are impacted by this executive action.  

 

President Janet Napolitano

University of California

 

Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks

University of California, Berkeley

 

Interim Chancellor Ralph Hexter

University of California, Davis

 

Chancellor Howard Gillman

University of California, Irvine

 

Chancellor Gene Block

University of California, Los Angeles

 

Chancellor Dorothy Leland

University of California, Merced

 

Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox

University of California, Riverside

 

Chancellor Pradeep Khosla

University of California, San Diego

 

Chancellor Sam Hawgood

University of California, San Francisco

 

Chancellor Henry T. Yang

University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Chancellor George R. Blumenthal

University of California, Santa Cruz

 

Contact Info: 

Andrea Estrada
(805) 893-4620
andrea.estrada@ucsb.edu