We recognize the problematic language used within the title and text of the federal legislation, proclamations, and executive orders discussed on this page. We acknowledge the harm this language causes. While we do not use this language in our own messages and materials, we feel an obligation to present the title and text of the legislation, proclamations, and executive orders impacting our international students, scholars, faculty, and staff as authored by the government. We delineate the original text using quotation marks.
On May 29, 2020, the U.S. President issued the above proclamation. Only students and scholars affiliated with PRC's "Military-Civil Fusion Strategy" are affected. On June 8, UW issued a statement in response. Also, read an analysis by NAFSA. If you receive communications from USCIS or others related to this order, please contact us for assistance and support.