According to this link, UMass is no longer admitting students from Iran into many of its STEM graduate programs. This would be a very big deal if the same thing happened with us — we have a large number of CS students from Iran. (Irvine also has a large emigré Persian population but here I'm referring to Iranian nationals.) Has anyone heard more about this or similar actions?

(I got this from but you're probably better off ignoring that link as it twists this into somehow being about demonstrating that academic supporters of Israel are hypocrites, a subject I'm not particularly interested in.)

Update: they have changed their minds and will accept Iranians after all: