INDEPENDENT NEWS

Attorney Calls Trump's Anti-Muslim Ban "UnAmerican"

Published: Tue 15 Dec 2015 01:15 PM
Immigration Attorney Calls Trump's Anti-Muslim Ban "UnAmerican"
LawFuel.com - Presidential candidate Donald Trump's call to ban Muslim immigration could fly in the face of the US Constitution and be "reprehensible", but he could ban certain visas in a manner that was totally lawful, if elected.
The comments came in an article published by legal news site LawFuel.com and written by San Francisco-based immigration attorney Shah Peerally.
Mr Peerally, a Muslim American who frequently writes and comments on immigration issues, said that Muslims living in America could be banned from returning after travelling abroad in a manner described in immigration law as "inadmissability".
"Donald Trump’s call for a complete and total ban of all Muslims in the US is antithetical to the way our system was designed and would set back various immigration reforms as well as possibly violate the United States Constitution.
We would be harkened back to a time of discriminatory policy akin to policy advocating Japanese Internment during World War II or the Chinese Exclusion Act during the 1880s."
See the full article here
ends

Next in World

On Bernie Sanders’ Presidential Bid
By: Gordon Campbell
On The US (and NATO) Surrender In Afghanistan
By: Gordon Campbell
Julian Assange extradition case finally heading to court
By: The Conversation
Trump Visits Modi's India and Announces $3 Billion Arms Deal
By: Common Dreams
Crisis and Opportunity: The ‘Deal of the Century’ Challenge
By: Ramzy Baroud
On The Rise Of Amy Klobuchar And Michael Bloomberg
By: Gordon Campbell
Op-Ed: Stop Revolting, You Insolent Peons
By: Caitlin Johnstone
The Belief That Everything Will Be Fine Once Trump’s Gone Is More Dangerous Than Trump
By: Caitlin Johnstone
How Bernie Sanders Will Destroy The Deep State If He Becomes President
By: Eric Zuesse
Why This Election Is Different
By: David Swanson
Let’s Try to Elect Bernie Sanders
By: David Swanson
Bernie Sanders, The Democrats and The Superdelegate Problem
By: Binoy Kampmark
Muddling Democrats: Chaos in the Iowa Caucus
By: Binoy Kampmark
Hillary Clinton versus Mark Zuckerberg
By: Binoy Kampmark
Sanders Hits Trump Over NYT Libel Lawsuit
By: Common Dreams
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILEWe're in BETA! Send Feedback © Scoop Media