LAA’s Anwar Omeish on PBS NewsHour advocating against Muslim travel bans

In January 2021, President Biden implemented an executive order repealing the travel restrictions placed on majority-Muslim and African countries by the Trump administration, popularly known as the Muslim Travel Bans. Since then, immigration advocates, including Libyan American Alliance’s Anwar Omeish, have called on the Biden administration to support policy that would prevent any future administration from imposing similar bans. In February 2021, Omeish was featured on PBS NewsHour with other immigration advocates to discuss steps the Biden administration needs to take in order to support the individuals impacted by the Trump-era bans, such as supporting the “No Ban Act” in Congress.

Read a transcript of the interviews here.