Aside from the personal hardship the ban has been seen to cause, it may also have a big effect on the bottom line at certain American colleges, according to estimates provided to Business Insider from College Factual.
Trump's executive order on Friday suspended the U.S. refugee program and temporarily banned immigration from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. But according to College Factual CEO Bill Phelan, even a temporary ban could have negative economic repercussions.
College Factual's report on the impact of Trump's travel ban covered by Douglas Belkin of the Wall Street Journal.
College Factual's original report on the potential economic impact of the travel ban gets covered by Shahien Nasiripour and Lance Lambert of Bloomberg.
Trump's travel ban affects over 15,000 students currently studying in the U.S. This original story was covered by Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Business Insider, MarketWatch, and several other media outlets.
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