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Airline passengers destined for the U.S., after the lifting of restrictions for vaccinated foreign travelers, wait for processing at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, France, on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021. The U.S. is lifting entry restrictions for more than 30 countries, allowing fully vaccinated travelers to fly from places including Europe, China and India. Photographer: Nathan Laine/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The US is reopening its borders to Europe

Sheena McKenzie and Joseph Ataman, CNN November 8, 2021

(CNN) -- The United States has reopened its borders to vaccinated international travelers, ending a 20-month travel ban at the same moment Europe is battling a surge of Covid-19 cases that has pushed...

Marshall Miller, Co-founder of Sex Discussed Here!, answers students anonymous question about sex during Sex in the Dark on Oct. 18, 2021.

Sex in the Dark kicks off KSU Sex Week

Sophie Young Reporter October 19, 2021

The Kent State Interhall Council’s annual Sex Week kicked off Monday night as a line of students packed the KIVA for “Sex in the Dark.”The event was an anonymous question-and-answer information session...

International student Surya Suresh walks past Terrace Hall where the Office of Global Education temporarily has its department. International recruitment and admissions makes efforts to admit new students during the pandemic.

Recruitment, admissions process for international students picks back up for future semesters

Kelly Krabill Reporter February 7, 2021

As one of his first acts as president, Joe Biden signed an executive order to revoke the travel ban from several Muslim countries.Nonimmigrant students come from 120 countries to study at Kent State and...

Kent State Florence held a conference about the coronavirus at the Palazzo Vettori on Feb. 26, 2020. 

Kent State Florence to send students back to US

With the rise to a Level 3 Travel Health Notice by the Centers for Disease Control, Kent State is requiring all students to return to the U.S. due to the increase of the coronavirus crisis in Italy.The...

President Donald Trump walked toward the White House with pilot James Thompson Jr., who completed his last Marine One flight, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.

Travel ban 3.0 strikes contemplation, dissent, defense across campus

Cameron Gorman September 25, 2017

The President Donald Trump and his administration expanded restrictions on immigration and travel for eight countries on Sunday, adding to limitations already imposed by a previous ban — a decision already...

Emad Khazraee is a sociotechnical information scientist and assistant professor in Kent State University’s School of Library and Information Science. As a native of Iran, Khazraee and his family are affected by President Donald Trump’s recent Executive Order on immigration. His mother-in-law is unable to visit the United States to see his newborn son and he had to cancel a conference in India where he was supposed to conduct a workshop. “We are the lucky ones because we are all together. There are families that are separated now,” Khazraee said. “We built all this trust in the institution of democracy. That’s one of the reasons we immigrated to the United States. You can see that it might evaporate if people do not really take care of democracy… you always need people’s vigilance to protect those values,” he said about the ban.

Trump policy breaks families apart

Mitch Felan January 31, 2017

Kent State assistant professor Emad Khazraee remembers where he was the night of Nov. 4, 2008. He was sitting in front of a television set in Iran, waiting through an eight-and-a-half-hour time difference...

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