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Universities are Still Feeling the Effects of Trump’s Ban

Harvard, Yale, and Columbia were among 17 private universities that brought yet another case against Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban” on Monday. Though the ban was halted by the 9th circuit court last week, many people are still dealing with the ramifications of the order that banned immigrants traveling from seven countries in the MENA region. Universities…

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The Immigration Ban Is Still On Hold & Trump Isn’t Happy About It

Donald Trump’s executive order did not face an easy last week when San Francisco appeals court denied an emergency motion to reinstate the immigration ban, which several judges, including ex-Attorney General Sally Yates, declared unconstitutional. The emergency motion was filed by the U.S. Department of Justice after Federal Judge James Robart in Seattle issued a nationwide…

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Israel Banned the Muslim Call to Prayer in This Jerusalem Town

Israeli authorities have banned the adhan, or call to prayer, in three mosques in Abu Dis, a Palestinian town just outside of the Old City in Jerusalem, local sources said Saturday. The ban was enforced after Israeli settlers in Pisgat Ze’ev protested the adhan to Jerusalem mayor, Nir Barkat, on Thursday, complaining of noise pollution. Bassam…

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How the Headscarf Is Being Exploited to Serve the West

In the past two weeks, we have seen two prominent Muslim women influencers featured in two very well known brands. Amena, known on social media as Amenakin, was just recently part of L’Oreal’s latest campaign for its True Match foundation. Noor Tagouri, a multimedia journalist with a huge social media presence, was interviewed in Playboy…