Three days after President Donald Trump first signed an executive order suspending immigration from seven majority Muslim countries, the impact in Central Florida is still being felt.
UCF knows of one Ph.D. student who has been barred from re-entering the U.S., a spokesman said. Another 223 students at UCF and 25 Valencia College students from the affected countries have also been warned not to leave the country.
The UCF doctoral student is from Iran and studies as the College of Engineering and Computer Science, UCF spokesman Chad Binette said. His name was not released.
University President John Hitt called education “ an instrument of diplomacy” and urged students,...