- Associated Press - Monday, June 26, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Officials of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations say the limited travel ban allowed by the Supreme Court still stokes hatred of Muslims.

CAIR-MN executive director Jaylani Hussein says Monday’s decision “emboldens” what he calls the Trump administration’s “Islamophobic policies”

The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go forward with a limited version of its ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries. The justices will hear full arguments in October.

CAIR-MN civil rights director Amir Malik (ah-MEER’ MAL’-ick) says the limited ban might not have much effect in Minnesota, since it does not affect university students or immigrants with ties to the state. But Malik says it’s disappointing for refugees who have been waiting for years to come to the United States.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide