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Advocates Urge Trump Administration to Provide Information Regarding Extreme Vetting Processes & Possible Muslim Ban Expansion

Today, Muslim Advocates, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Brennan Center for Justice, and Professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia sent a Freedom of Information Act request to the State Department and the Trump administration seeking release of detailed information regarding several important but overlooked provisions of the Muslim Ban Executive Order: “extreme vetting” policies targeting certain visa applicants and a worldwide review of visa vetting and screening processes to identify additional countries to add to the list of targeted countries.

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