News and Analysis (3/7/17)

With the government still cleaning up the mess from the first ban …

… despite some  “changes to the ban, the intent to discriminate against Muslims remains clear” — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman …

… and opponents are likely to challenge the order in the courts:

Did Trump’s “failure to denounce xenophobia in his mention of the” murder of an Indian in Kansas” facilitate the shooting of a Sikh in D.C. in which the white killer similarly “shouted, ‘Get out of my country'”?

“Islamophobic rhetoric of politicians emboldens animus on the part of citizens, government law and policy also endorses bigoted views and authorises …violence … Muslims … individuals perceived as Muslims”:

“Anyone with a valid U.S. passport should be able to enter and leave the U.S. It is also not clear who is reviewing those privileges”:

In the largest Muslim-majority country in the world, “[t]here was no singular view of Islam, but toward me there was friendship, kindness and a curiosity to learn more about America’s culture and values”:

“New York City’s Muslim residents are strong partners in the fight against terrorism and this settlement represents another important step toward renthening our relationship with [them]”:

“On Friday, Amer made his network television debut on ‘The Late Show,’ speaking about that notable flight as well as his experiences being Muslim in America”:

“Endless examples of double standards and discrimination are likely to have a toxic impact on a whole generation of young Muslims. And that, in itself, is dangerous”:

A “[d]ispatch from Aung Mingalar, Myanmar, where more than 4,000 Rohingya live separated, just across the road, from the rest of the city”:

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