(RNS) — Arriving in 1920, Mufti Muhammad Sadiq, one of the earliest missionaries of Islam in the United States, established a lasting example for Muslim American relations.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Friday that it was curbing legal immigration from six additional countries that officials said did not meet security standards, as part of an election-year push to further restrict immigration.
(RNS) — Trump's Muslim ban is part of an alarming trend of ostensibly democratic nation-states targeting Muslims.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The possible expansion comes amid a renewed election-year focus on immigration by President Donald Trump, according to six people familiar with the deliberations.
(RNS) — No advocate of religious liberty should hail President Trump as a champion on these issues.
(RNS) — This proposed rule allows this discrimination at a much larger scale. It invites discrimination against people of all faiths and no faith, against women and against LGBTQ people.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — In a 5-4 decision, the high court has upheld the president’s temporary ban on refugees and immigrants from a group of primarily Muslim-majority countries, ruling that it is within the executive branch’s power to 'suspend entry of aliens into the United States.'
SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. District Judge James Robart granted a nationwide injunction that blocks the administration's restrictions on reuniting refugee families and partially lifts a ban on refugees from 11 mostly Muslim countries.
(RNS) — And the president himself tops the list of religion newsmakers of the year — despite his lack of church attendance and biblical literacy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not a final ruling on the travel ban: Challenges to the policy are winding through the federal courts, and the justices themselves ultimately are expected to rule on its legality.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The coalition members argue that President Trump’s March 6 executive order is 'anathema' to the core tenet of religious tolerance that they share.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says the Trump administration can strictly enforce its ban on refugees, but is leaving in place a weakened travel ban that includes grandparents among relatives who can help visitors from six mostly Muslim countries get into the U.S.
(RNS) One of her first acts as president was to decry the Supreme Court decision permitting partial enforcement of President Trump's travel ban.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) The ruling in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer potentially could narrow the separation of church and state.
NEW YORK (RNS) The Trump administration's attempts to ban travel to the U.S. by Muslims has had a severe and repugnant impact on Shiite Muslims in particular.
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