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Community Advisory: What You Should Know about Muslim Ban 2.0
A new Muslim Ban Executive Order (“Muslim Ban 2.0″) was signed Monday March 6th. We are reviewing it to see how exactly it will be rolled out but some general information based on what we know now is included below. Please note that this information is subject to change based on the various legal challenges that may be advanced in court:
The Muslim Ban 2.0 will not go into effect until March 16, 2017. The older order, signed on January 27, 2017, was revoked and replaced with this new order. Regardless, the temporary court order placing the older order on hold is still active.
Who Will Be Impacted?
Travel Restriction for Nationals of Six Countries
How to Get Legal Help?
You can contact our organizations if:
Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) - Minnesota (Somali Translation Available)
Immigrant Law Center
(800) 223-1368 (No student/business visas.)
Mid-MN Legal Assistance/Legal Aid Society
The Advocates for Human Rights
Southern MN Regional Legal Svcs: Refugee, Immigrant & Migrant
Legal Services of Minnesota
(Only able to help clients with legal status.)
We remain committed to challenging this Ban and protecting the communities we serve. Please do not hesitate to reach out.