'Historic moment': Biden reverses Muslim ban during first hours of presidency

January 21, 2021
Middle East Eye

...Diala Shamas, a human rights attorney at the at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), stressed that the Muslim Ban was far from the only discriminatory immigration policy that needed to be reformed. 

"I think it would be a mistake of us to just celebrate this victory and not move with extreme caution vis-à-vis this new administration. We need to push them to not just repeal what is hands down one of the most egregious Trump administration moves, but to actually go and consider the sort of long-standing history of anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant policies that precede Trump," Shamas told MEE.  ...

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January 21, 2021