The Muslim and refugee bans are discriminatory, unconstitutional and inhumane in the same vein as the Chinese Exclusion Act, the Japanese American incarceration, and special registration after 9/11. The addition of non-Muslim majority countries, namely North Korea and Venezuela, to the ban does not negate its inherent anti-Muslim intent. It also affirms the white supremacist, exclusionary policies of the Trump administration that discriminate on the basis of faith, national origin, and immigration status.

Muslim Ban 3.0: Analysis, Information, Action

"This is still a Muslim ban—they simply added three additional countries … Of those countries, Chad is majority Muslim, travel from North Korea is basically already frozen and the restrictions on Venezuela only affect government officials on certain visas. You can’t get any more transparent than that."

Becca Heller, International Refugee Assistance Project Director

The Muslim and refugee bans are discriminatory, unconstitutional and inhumane in the same vein as the Chinese Exclusion Act, the Japanese American incarceration, and special registration after 9/11. The addition of non-Muslim majority countries, namely North Korea and Venezuela, to the ban does not negate its inherent anti-Muslim intent. It also affirms the white supremacist, exclusionary policies of the Trump administration that discriminate on the basis of faith, national origin, and immigration status.

Overview

Community Advisory: What You Should Know About the New Muslim Ban, Asian Law Caucus of Asian Americans Advancing Justice and CAIR-California

Muslim Ban 3.0—Fact Sheet, Penn State Law Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, Muslim Advocates, and American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

Initial Responses

Muslim, Civil Rights Groups Slam New Trump Travel Ban as Islamophobic,’ Unconstitutional

Rights Groups Decry New Travel Restrictions: ‘This Is Still a Muslim Ban’

CAIR Says Trump’s New Muslim Ban Is Part of ‘Ugly White Supremacist Agenda’

Civil Rights Groups Condemn Trump’s Latest Muslim Ban,” National Immigration Law Center

Expansion of Muslim Ban, ReThink Media
Updates, framing, talking points, available experts, statements opposing the ban

8.5 Million: Your Sources on Muslim, Arab, and South Asian Issues
        Media sources listed by name, location, organization, area of expertise

#No Muslim Ban Ever contains links to a toolkit, principles and messages, as well as registration links to events happening throughout the country and on 10/10 itself before the Supreme Court. Over 130 groups have endorsed the campaign. Regional anchor groups are all planning events. The campaign is being organized and led by the following organizations, Asian Americans Advancing Justice–Asian Law Caucus, Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)’s San Francisco-Bay Area chapter, MPower Change, and the MASA Organizing team, in partnership with allies including refugee rights groups, Indivisible, and others.



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