The U.S. Supreme Court today announced that it will hear the government’s appeal of the lower court rulings blocking the Muslim ban. The court also reinstated part of the administration’s Muslim ban, restricting some travelers from six Muslim-majority countries.
The court’s decision allows foreign nationals with close familial relationships with someone in the U.S. to live with or visit the United States. It also allows workers who accept an offer of employment from an American company, students enrolled in an American university, or a lecturer invited to address an American audience to come to the United States.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice), an affiliation of five civil rights organizations, is deeply disappointed in the Court’s decision and vows to continue providing immediate support to impacted members of the Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian communities.
After the first Muslim ban, staff members from our affiliation were among the…
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