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The Trump administration's most recent attempt to curtail Muslim immigration is having a "counterproductive" effect on its stated goal - securing the nation, according to a top official at one of the nation's largest mosques.

The Islamic Center of America has served the Detroit, Michigan area's substantial Muslim community in its present form since 2005.

But the Muslims who call the area home have deep roots in the U.S. dating to the early 20th century when auto-pioneer Henry Ford opened plants in Dearborn and Detroit, attracting immigrants from across the world to what would become Motor City.


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