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Tuesday, 06 February 2018

ICREA Prof. Gustau Catalán protests against travel bans in the U.S.

After one year of travel bans blocking entry to the U.S. for nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries, Prof. Gustau Catalán keeps declining invitations to participate in Conferences held in the U.S. to protest U.S. policies. He explains his position together with many other testimonials in an article published by Inside Higher Ed.

In the year since the Trump administration imposed its first travel ban blocking entry to the U.S. for nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries, including Libya, the specific terms of the travel restrictions have shifted amid an ongoing battle over their legality. Inside Higher Ed is a leading digital media company serving the higher education space which recently published an article titled "A Year of Travel Bans". ICREA Prof. Gustau Catalán, Group Leader of the ICN2 Oxide Nanophysics Group, is one of the testimonials in the article explaining why he continues to boycott conferences in the U.S. to protest U.S. policies.

Read the whole article: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/02/01/year-later-trump-administrations-travel-restrictions-opposed-many-higher-ed-are