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13 Muslim, Faith-Based, and Civil Rights Community Orgs File Amicus Brief In Support of Guantánamo Bay Muslim Detainees

Washington, DC – Today, Muslim Advocates and the Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center filed an amicus brief on behalfof 13 Muslim, faith-based, and civil rights community organizations in support of Guantánamo Bay detainees for whom the Center for Constitutional Rights filed habeas petitions last week.  At issue in these cases is whether President Donald Trump’s blanket policy against release or transfer of any of Guantánamo’s Muslim detainees, regardless of their individualized circumstances, is unlawful under the Due Process Clause of the U.S. Constitution and exceeds the authority granted to the President by the Authorization for Use of Military Force (“AUMF”).

MacArthur Justice Center and Muslim Advocates File Amicus Brief Challenging Refugee Ban 3.0

A federal district court in Seattle hearing a challenge to Trump’s latest ban on refugees now has before it a comprehensive record of President Trump’s intentions to ban Muslims from entering the country and the discriminatory, bigoted language he has used to advance this objective.