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CAIR-Minnesota Calls for Hate Crime Probe of Vandalism Targeting Mosque, Muslim Business
(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 3/5/20) – The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota) today called on law enforcement authorities to investigate a possible vandalism targeting Masjid Al Nur and a Muslim-owned business in Minneapolis. On Thursday morning, similar hate messages -- including "F**** Allah” -- were found spay-painted at each site.
Friday Jan 31st, just a few days after the third anniversary of the first Muslim Ban, the Trump administration has expanded its travel restrictions targeting even more Muslims and immigrants of color. The expanded Muslim Ban includes Sudan, Nigeria, Tanzania, Myanmar, Eritrea, and Kyrgyzstan. Individuals from Libya, Iran, Somalia, Yemen, Syria, North Korea, and Venezuela remain subject to the Muslim Ban as decribed here. In this advisory, we cover information about the status of the Muslim Ban, who is impacted, as well as information about the so-called waiver process. Please note that this information is subject to change based on the various legal challenges. We will update you should changes happen.
Location: Federal Building 300 4th St.
Time: 1pm to 3pm
Hear from impacted communities and stand against Trump’s expansion of the #MuslimBan.
On Friday, the Trump administration expanded the current travel ban adding six new countries. Nationals from Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania. This ban continues to target Muslim majority countries and now expands to more African countries. The ban goes into effect on Feb 20th, 2020.
Because the Supreme Court upheld the 2017 Muslim Ban, individuals from Libya, Iran, Somalia, Yemen, Syria, North Korea, and Venezuela remain subject to travel restrictions.