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To improve relations, the Council of Islamic Schools in North America asked its schools to arrange meetings between their own students and those at other, non-Muslim schools.
Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union, representing the challengers, said in court papers that Trump’s comments before the election cannot be ignored.
Sixteen Democratic state attorneys general and D.C. are now backing Hawaii in its bid to block the Muslim ban.
In its challenge to the Muslim ban, Hawaii claims its state universities would be harmed by the order because they would have trouble recruiting students and faculty.
The study found that 38 percent of Muslims feared they could be victimized by white supremacist groups, a rate far higher than other major religions.
The courts have been asked in lawsuits challenging the ban to issue restraining orders that would prevent it from taking effect pending resolution of the litigation.
The revised executive order “will cause severe and immediate harms,” according to a complaint filed Monday.
Reports from the Department of Homeland Security directly contradict some of the logic behind the ban.
About 100 headstones were overturned at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia just a week after a similar incident occurred in Missouri.
Mayor Mike Taylor said on Wednesday that one mosque opponent accused council members of working with "terrorists."
Traditionally, judges have been extremely cautious about stepping on the executive branch’s authority in such matters
Immigration rights groups said the operations, which they describe as raids, were not business as usual.
U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle said he was not prepared to slow down the travel ban case.
U.S. courts historically have been careful about probing the motives behind laws, in part out of respect for the separation of powers.
President Trump’s adviser cited the fake “Bowling Green massacre” several times — and lied about an Obama “refugee ban.”
A new move by President Trump would remove white nationalists and other hate groups from extremist databases — "absolutely a signal of favor to us," neo-Nazis rejoiced.
"No one is above the law — not even the president," said Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson.
A Massachusetts businessman is facing hate crime charges for violence against an airport worker.
President said executive order is not a Muslim ban but suggested Christians will be given priority over other refugees.
Protesters along with lawmakers lashed out against the detainment of immigrants at airports, including a married couple with disabilities in their 80s and a five-year-old boy.
In a Facebook post, Ilhan Omar, who is Muslim, said she was called “ISIS” and subjected to “sexist taunts” during a visit to the nation’s capital.
More than 300 leaders in the Muslim community have appealed to the president-elect to "express serious concerns."
A letter sent to three mosques in California said the president-elect will do to Muslims "what Hitler did to the Jews."