Students have not had a chance to formally discuss the details of the plan, and how it might impact them. President Julio Frenk said he hopes the "State of the U" town hall meeting Monday night will change that.
McCain's achievements continue to be remembered, even by those too young to vote in the 2008 elections. Micaela Stoner, president of the UM College Republicans, said McCain's presidential campaign was the first she was old enough to follow, and said she rooted for him to win.
"We decided that we wanted to delay the village's opening to ensure a high-quality living experience from day one," Vice President Patricia Whitely said. "We didn't want anything to detract from students' ability to study."
“They are a corrupt class of politicians that do not care about the country or the people that perhaps once, voted for their party and put them in power... They do not deserve to be able to enjoy or spend in the USA, or any other country in the world."
University officials say they have received inquiries from students in the affected countries and from others as well. However, they point out that the ban does not pertain to students with the proper student visas and documentation.