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Muslim-American leaders and allies came together on Tuesday to urge the Supreme Court to rule this fall against President Donald Trump's travel ban.

The court announced on Monday that it would take the case. It also reinstated part of Trump's order in the interim, barring travelers from six Muslim-majority countries—Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen—who do not have a "bona fide" connection to the United States from entering the country.

"Today's decision by the Supreme Court ignores the anti-Muslim bigotry that is at the heart of the travel ban executive orders and will inevitably embolden Islamophobes in the administration to expand efforts to target the Muslim community with unconstitutional and counterproductive policies," Nihad Awad, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), said in a statement on Monday.


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