The move came after outcry from colleges, universities, students, and other educational organizations.
New York Attorney General Letitia James filed the suit against the Trump Administration on Monday.
Columbia Global Centers will offer new programs, global locations, and opportunities for international students.
International Students and Scholars Office
Review this page for ISSO operations, FAQs, updates, and resources.
Check here for immigration-related alerts and resources, including visa and travel-related executive orders and presidential proclamations.
Resources for students, researchers, and faculty
The Office of International Students and Scholars stands ready to support our international students, faculty, and scholars.
All affiliates arriving from abroad or from states with high prevalence of COVID-19 will quarantine for 14 days as required by New York. See the current list of restricted states.
All international Columbia-related travel is suspended for all affiliates until further notice.
Global Travel is dedicated to supporting the health, safety, and security of University travelers engaged in Columbia Travel abroad.
Responses From Elected Officials
Senators and congressional representatives write to Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Department of Homeland Security regarding modifications to Student and Exchange Visitor Program requirements for international students.
Legislators express concern regarding the recent modifications to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program that will end temporary exemptions for nonimmigrant students on F-1 and M-1 visas taking classes online for the fall 2020 semester.