“Today we correct the course of so many disrupted lives, in the U.S. and across the world. Tens of thousands of impacted individuals will now have the chance to be with their families during cherished and challenging times,” said Zahra Billoo, executive director of the Council on American Islamic Relations-San Francisco Bay Area, one of the member organizations of the No Muslim Ban Ever coalition.

“For millions more, the message that Islamophobic immigration policies will not be tolerated will resonate deeply,” Billoo added. “While we know our work is far from over, today we celebrate the heroic efforts undertaken by so many over the last several years in our effort to repeal the Muslim and African Bans.”

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