The Muslim Ban 2.0 is not an improvement or a solution to terror threats. The same problems in the first executive order are present in the new version. The order further codifies Islamophobia, racism, and hate in our society.
- DHS Research finds that citizenship is not a strong indicator of terror threats. Non-Muslims make up the majority of terror attacks in the US and Europe. Regardless, we should not generalize or even associate Muslims with terror.
- The United Nations expressed that this ban will make the process for refugees even more burdensome and challenging. The established screening process for refugees and immigrants is already very thorough.
- Removing Iraq from the list was simply an effort to maintain the current military cooperation with Iraq--not progress on the policy.
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Further Reading: Couch Activism Book Club Selections
- Understanding Islam, A Beginner's Guide by Hans Faye, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Morocco
- A (Very) Brief Historical Overview of (Much Of) the Modern Middle East by Nate Dorgan, Graduate Student in Middle Eastern Studies, University of Chicago
- A Beginner's Education in Middle East Politics by Cyrus Partovi, Former Adviser to the Shah of Iran + Senior Lecturer of International Affairs at Lewis & Clark College
- Human Rights by Heather Smith-Cannoy, Heather Smith-Cannoy, Associate Professor and Chair of International Affairs at Lewis & Clark College