The “9/11 effect”: 20 years of evolving U.S. policy targeted an entire population

September 11, 2021
The Arab American News

...A particular organization was on the front lines early on. Just weeks after 9/11, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) was helping clients dealing with outright human rights abuses and filing the earliest legal challenges to nearly every facet of the Bush administration’s attacks on Muslims, immigrants and the rule of law.

A look at the history of the CCR’s work in the months and years following 9/11 gives a glimpse at the extraordinary changes in federal and local policies and the sobering reality of what disparate but connected minority communities faced in the aftermath....


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September 21, 2021