International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump (U.S.C.A. 4th Circuit, 2017)

Discrimination

4th Circuit Court of Appeals ,

Discrimination

At issue in this case is President Trump’s second executive order on refugees and immigration, which among other things temporarily barred travel for people from six majority-Muslim countries. ADL, joined by the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, the Union for Reform Judaism, the Central Conference of American Rabbis, and Women of Reform Judaism, filed an amicus brief in support of the challenge to the executive order. The brief urges the Court to uphold the District Court’s preliminary injunction, which blocked implementation of the travel ban for people from six majority-Muslim countries. The brief traces America’s history as a nation dedicated to ideals of equality, liberty and justice, and warns against repeating the shameful times in our past when America has turned against those ideals.