A UMass Amherst student remains unable to enter the United States. Mohsen Hosseini had returned to Iran over the winter break to get married.
On Saturday, a UMass Amherst graduate student thought he’d be on a plane bound for the U.S. But the airline in Iran wouldn’t issue him a boarding pass.
International graduate students, in particular, are big business for colleges. But President-elect Donald Trump’s many anti-immigration stances have brought uncertainty into the classroom.
Hundreds of people came out recently for for an interfaith conversation about hate crimes in Western Massachusetts.
President-elect Donald Trump hasn’t elaborated much on immigration policy, beyond what he said during the campaign. But enough was laid out that many believe he will limit the number of refugees allowed into the U.S.
In the U.S. eggs, measured by the number Americans eat and changing industry standards, are big ticket items. A ballot question in Massachusetts would make it illegal to sell veal, pork or eggs from animals who’ve been confined to crates or cages of a certain size. Other New England states have already adopted some farm-animal welfare regulations concerning pigs or calves. But not regarding chickens.