In "Significant Rebuke" to Trump's Anti-Immigrant Administration, House Passes NO BAN Act

July 31, 2020
Common Dreams

...The legislation—formally known as H.R. 2214, the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act—passed largely along party lines in a 233-183 vote and takes direct aim at Trump's Muslim ban.

"The Muslim Ban is fundamentally discriminatory and should be repealed in its entirety. It was designed to target Muslims and amended to single out African countries," said the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR).

Amnesty International USA also put the Muslim ban in the broader context of the administration's anti-immigrant policies and statements. ...

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July 31, 2020